London, South Kensington
12 December 2000
Approximately thirty portraits of Margot Fonteyn, by various photographers, the majority taken on the beach in St. Maxime, France, in 1938, by David Lane or Felix Fonteyn, including a number of duplicate images, majority 8x10in. (25.4x20.3cm.) (some printed later) (a lot)
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FONTEYN, Margot Autobiography, London: W.H.Allen, 1975, p.64 (illus.)
Fonteyn admitted to having a particular love for and affinity with the sea and felt that her signature role of the water-sprite in Ondine was highly appropriate.
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