Black-and-white photograph. It shows the whole figure of the dancer Valeska Gert during a performance. She has short dark hair and wears a knee-long dress with a large chequered pattern and a white, round collar, with long arms on the sides. She is standing with her head raised, waiting attentively, on a single leg, with her legs apart, and with transparent silk stockings on her legs. On her feet she has low shoes, pumps with straps.