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Dance images
Carrier-Belleuse, Pierre, 1851-1932 (Artist)
Hansen, J. (Joseph), 1842-1907 (Choreographer)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893 - 1904
Table of Contents
In the greenroom: danseuses playing with "osselets." After the painting by Pierre Carrier-Belleuse; [from an unidentified periodical] / [on matrix] Pierre Carrier-Belleuse 1893 ; [engraver's signature?, difficult to read, at upper left] -- Blind-man's buff, Salon de 1896 / P. Carrier-Belleuse ; copyright 1896 by P. Carrier-Belleuse ; [signed on original] Pierre Carrier-Belleuse 1896 -- "L'etoile," d'apres Melle Zambelli par M. P. Carrier-Belleuse; L'Art du Théâtre, [handwritten date] Jan. 1904.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Car P Dan 1-3
Zambelli, Carlotta, 1875-1968
Étoile (Choreographic work : Hansen)
Ballet dancers -- France
Title devised by cataloger.
Biographical/historical: The French artist Pierre Carrier-Belleuse began his career with genre paintings in oil, but switched to pastel after 1885. He frequently depicted ballet dancers in his works.
Physical Description
Reproductive prints
Photomechanical prints
Wood engravings
Extent: 2 photomechanical prints : photogravure?, b&w ; 36 x 28 cm. or smaller, plate mark 27 x 19 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving, b&w ; 13 x 20 cm.
Depictions of ballet dancers, in performance or behind the scenes. The picture titled "L'etoile" portrays the Italian ballerina Carlotta Zambelli in a performance of Joseph Hansen's ballet of that title, revived at the Paris Opera in 1907 with Zambelli in the principal role.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825561637
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759917
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a21ddf0-ead2-0133-6b9f-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1851: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance images" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1904.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Dance images" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Dance images