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Her performances became increasingly erratic.
George Balanchine, as a young graduate of the Petrograd Theatre School, saw her just a year after [Sir Frederick] Ashton.
In an interview long afterward, he said that what he remembered was "a drunken fat woman who for hours was rolling around like a pig".
In the late years she repeatedly had oopses, occasions on which a strap of her costume slipped or broke, exposing a breast.
Kurth describes a scene that place during her last (and unsuccessful) tour of the United States: she actually ripped her tunic open over her bosom and yelled at the audience,
"You don't know what beauty is! This - this is beauty!"
Sometimes she sat down onstage and didn't get up for a while.
Isadora Duncan Remembered, New York Review of Books, May 23 2013.