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Title
L'opera
Names
Bonnart, Nicolas, 1637-1718
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1690 - 1699 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Chez N. Bonnart fils
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-17 Bon N Ope 1
Topics
Opera -- France -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Prints--17th century
Notes
Caption reads: On chante on dance icy, l'on fait mille merveilles. L'on use d'instrumens de toutes les façons. L'un vous prend par les yeux l'autre par les oreilles. Juges si l'amour peche avec tant hameçons.
Image depicts 5 characters (3 female, two male) standing on stage in brightly colored costumes. One male performer wears an Oriental-style beard and hat. Several of the performers hold musical instruments. Behind them is scenery with trees; above them large candelabras; to the sides, rows of pillars.
Acquisition: lot #58.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: 1 print : hand col. ; 18 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16834107
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a00452f0-8829-0130-6494-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1637: Creator Born
  • 1690: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1718: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'opera" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1690 - 1699. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b2d0f90-9bcf-0130-b3de-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "L'opera" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b2d0f90-9bcf-0130-b3de-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1690 - 1699). L'opera Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/1b2d0f90-9bcf-0130-b3de-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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L'opera