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Orfa: ballet des traineux, le cratère, metamorphose des plantes, la Walhalla

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Title
Orfa: ballet des traineux, le cratère, metamorphose des plantes, la Walhalla
Additional title: Scènes principales du ballet d'Orfa, à l'Académie impériale de musique
Names
Riou, Edouard, 1833-1900 (Illustrator)
Mazilier, Joseph, 1797-1868 (Choreographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857 (Inferred)
Place: Paris
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Rio E Orf 1
Topics
Ferraris, Amalia, 1830-1904
Opéra de Paris
Orfa (Choreographic work : Mazilier)
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Clippings
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Lower center: Ed. Riou.
Source note: Newspaper cutting depicting four scenes from Mazilier's ballet Orfa, premiered at the Paris Opéra, Dec. 29, 1852, and revived for Amalia Ferraris, July, 1857.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 22.5 x 31.5 cm.
Description
Upper left: ballet of the sleighs, set on a snowy Icelandic plain near Reykjavic, mount Hecla in the distance, the altar and statue of Loki, the god of fire, foreground right. Upper right: the palace of Loki in the heart of a mountain; a magnificent stairway leads to the crater. Lower left: the moment in the ballet in which Orfa restores to their natural shape the young girls whom Loki had transformed into rocks and flowers. Lower right: Valhalla and the stairway leading to Odin's throne. At center: Oval bust portrait of Ferraris, looking left.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149485
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0af99260-cbba-0130-b63a-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1833: Creator Born
  • 1857: Issued
  • 1900: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Orfa" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/28fe6890-d12c-0130-05ed-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Orfa" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/28fe6890-d12c-0130-05ed-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). Orfa Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/28fe6890-d12c-0130-05ed-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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