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Les sobres sotz: Le badin
Marie, Adrien-Emmanuel, 1848-1891 (Illustrator)
Lallemand, Armand Joseph, 1810-ca. 1871 (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Moine et Falconer
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Lal A Sob 1
Fools and jesters
Caption beneath image, titled Le badin: Fault que soyes, come j'entens, Sot par nature ou par usaĝe!
Statement of responsibility: Signed on stone: Adrien Marie, A.J. Lallemand. Likely an engraving made by Armand-Joseph Lallemand after a drawing by Adrien Marie.
Source note: Possibly a plate from Le théâtre français avant la Renaissance, 1450-1550: mystères, moralités et farces by Edouard Fournier.
Acquisition: lot #99.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 28 x 21 cm.
Image depicts a male jester figure, full-length. He wears a tunic trimmed with bells, a hood bearing exaggerated ear coverings, and boots. The jester carries a scepter with a replica of his own head at the end. He stands with his feet together; he leans and looks toward the viewer, gesturing with his index finger.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 228068405
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16843808
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe037ec0-fcda-0132-19c8-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Creator Born
  • 1880: Issued
  • 1891: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les sobres sotz" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les sobres sotz" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2020.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1880). Les sobres sotz Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Les sobres sotz