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Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830

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Title
Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830
Additional title: Bal masqué
Names
Lithographie Delaunois (Lithographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1833
Place: Paris
Publisher: Marchands d'Estampes
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Anon Que 1-2
Topics
Henry, Louis, 1766-1836
Taglioni, Filippo, 1777-1871
Festa da ballo in maschera (Choreographic work : Henry)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Caption title.
Content: Printed below title: Copie exacte d'un dessin qui a paru à Milan en 1830, après les premières représentations du Ballet de Mr. L. Henry.
Statement of responsibility: Lith. Delaunois.
Content: At lower right: (1er Novembre 1833.)
Content: Two unmatted prints under call number *MGZFY Anon Que 1-2. One matted print under call number *MGZFE Del Que 1.
Acquisition: One copy of print Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: Louis Henry, born in France, spent most of his career in Italy. His ballet La festa da ballo in maschera, the subject and bone of contention of this print, was first presented at La Scala, Milan, in 1829. This ballet and Auber's opera both were apparently based on the same historical event, the attempt to assassinate Gustavus III, king of Sweden, at a masked ball in 1792. This story is probably most familiar today through Giuseppe Verdi's opera Un ballo in maschera (1859).
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, black and white ; 35 x 47 cm.
Description
The central section of this print is crammed with figures dressed in fanciful costumes for a masquerade, gathered in a ballroom under two chandeliers. This scene is framed on three sides by a procession of additional costumed figures. A long paragraph below the title accuses the choreographer Filippo Taglioni (father of the famous ballerina Marie Taglioni) of plagiarizing choreography by Louis Henry, including the dances in the masked ball from Daniel Auber's opera Gustave III, produced at the Paris Opéra in 1833.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825124405
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759055
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad9f5810-0107-0135-032b-7198ab4bc049
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: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1833. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ae7200-05d9-0135-096a-75db4467f741

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ae7200-05d9-0135-096a-75db4467f741

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1833). Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/34ae7200-05d9-0135-096a-75db4467f741

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Quelques scènes du Bal masqué, ballet de Mr. L. Henry, représenté pour la première fois à Milan, dans le Carnaval de 1830