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Title
Fête à l'Etre suprême aux Tuileries, 8 juin 1794
Names
Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean, 1750-1818 (Etcher)
Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean, 1750-1818 (Artist)
David, Jacques Louis, 1748-1825 (Associated name)
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794 (Associated name)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1797
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Dup J Fet 1
Topics
Tuileries Palace (Paris, France)
Festivals -- France
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: J. Duplessi Bertaux, inv. & sculp.
Title penciled on the verso in an unknown hand.
Acquisition: Purchased with general book funds; C. Mas, March 1989.
Biographical/historical: The Festival of the Supreme Being was intended to inaugurate a deist state religion for the new French Republic.
Biographical/historical: Possibly an early state of an etching attributed to engraver Pierre-Gabriel Berthault after Jean Duplessi-Bertaux, titled Fête a l'Etre suprême: le 8 juin 1794, ou 20 prairial an 2.eme de la République. The version held by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France has a darker sky, with clouds, and more shading of the buildings.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 32 cm., plate mark 24 x 30 cm.
Description
Depiction of the Tuileries Palace, one of the sites of the Festival of the Supreme Being, ordered by Robespierre and designed by Jacques-Louis David, and celebrated in Paris on the twentieth day of Prairial in Year II (June 8, 1794). The crowds represented here include both civilians and military men bearing standards and weapons.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825550891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759729
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 85341ee0-ead3-0133-7f30-00505686a51c
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

  • 1750: Creator Born
  • 1797: Issued
  • 1818: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fête à l'Etre suprême aux Tuileries, 8 juin 1794" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b25fe60-ed38-0133-b364-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fête à l'Etre suprême aux Tuileries, 8 juin 1794" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b25fe60-ed38-0133-b364-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1797). Fête à l'Etre suprême aux Tuileries, 8 juin 1794 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b25fe60-ed38-0133-b364-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Fête à l'Etre suprême aux Tuileries, 8 juin 1794