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Il mondo artistico

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFC Mon 1
Composers -- 19th century
Ballet dancers -- Italy -- 19th century
At head of title: Anno VIII.
Date: The year 1874 is written over the head of the topmost female figure, who probably represents Nike, the Greek personification of victory.
Although the image is signed on stone at lower left, the artist has not been identified.
Physical Description
Magazine covers
Extent: 1 print : lithograph on tinted background, b&w ; 37 x 26 cm.
A cover of the Milanese periodical Il mondo artistico, subtitled Giornale di musica, del teatri e belle arti. It began publication in 1867, which was denoted Anno I, and ceased in 1914. This print contains ten inset portraits of men and four of women, labeled with their surnames; among them are the composers Charles Gounod, Amilcare Ponchielli, and Giuseppe Verdi. In the center, three female ballet dancers support letters forming the journal's title. Above them is the figure of Nike, poised on a globe and surrounded by three putti, one of whom bears a banner printed with composers' names and opera titles. In the distance is a crowd apparently costumed for various operas.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 783527302
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19591382
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffa46510-f032-0132-07fd-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Il mondo artistico" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/08f6efb0-f033-0132-f79b-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Il mondo artistico" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/08f6efb0-f033-0132-f79b-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Il mondo artistico Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/08f6efb0-f033-0132-f79b-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Il mondo artistico