An original b/w press photograph of the Russian-American ballet dancer, choreographer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov (b. 1848). Back stamped “Ken Regan”. Photo size 35.5×24 cm. Unframed.
Mikhail Barysnikov, born in Riga in 1948, started his career at The Kirov Ballet in St. Petersburg (then Leningrad) in the 1960s, moved to Canada in 1974 and has since danced for, among other institutions, The American Ballet Theater. Later he became leader of the latter. Mikhail Barysnikov is today considered one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century.
During the 1970s Ken Regan was the official tour photograph for The Rolling Stones.