Ondine, (Ballet), The Royal Ballet, London


Ondine, (Ballet), The Royal Ballet, London


The most popular print ever taken for the Royal Ballet in London is available to purchase here. Photographed underwater for their production of Ondine, which tells the tale of a water nymph who is the object of desire of a young prince. Ondine was initially created by choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton and composer Hans Werner Henze. Ashton originally produced Ondine for the Royal Ballet in 1958.

Ondine was re-shot under water for the production to be shown in 2000, of the Royal Ballets then principle dancer Sarah Wildor, the photograph was taken in Crystal Palace diving pool. The image of the Sarah as the water sprite was a triumph and spent the next ten years on the side of the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. It fast became the Royal Ballets most popular print of all time.

Print Information:

18x13Inch, Full Colour Print.

All prints are despatched rolled in a cardboard tube for protection.


Copyright of image: stevehanson@emmarothera

You can purchase the image in various sizes here through this website, however if you wish to order a specialist print including glicee please email Emma for an individual quote at: emma.ybphotography@me.com

All large format prints will be posted rolled in a card board tube unless otherwise specified.