The dancing lesson
NamesPalmaroli y González, Vicente, 1834-1896 (Artist)D. Appleton and Company (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1890 - 1899 (Approximate)Place: New YorkPublisher: D. Appleton & Co.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Pal V Dan 1
TopicsBallerinas -- 19th centuryDance teachers
NotesStatement of responsibility: from the painting by V. Palmaroli ; [original painting signed] V. Palmaroli.Caption title.Photogravure Goupil."By permission of Messrs. Boussod, Valadon & Co."Biographical/historical: A reproduction of this painting was also published by Gebbie & Husson of Philadelphia under the title "The dancing school."Biographical/historical: Vicente Palmaroli y González was a Spanish painter who specialized in historical subjects. He also treated a dance subject in his oil painting The ballerina, portraying a seated dancer in a white tutu.
Physical DescriptionPhotogravuresExtent: 1 photomechanical print : photogravure, b&w ; 31 x 41 cm., image 22 x 28 cm.
DescriptionReproduction of a painting. In an ornately decorated room, a ballet class for female dancers is interrupted by an illness or injury of one of the women, who presses one hand to her cheek as though in pain. An older woman, possibly her mother, and a fellow student bend solicitously towards her, while the male ballet master looks on from a distance. Two other men, in the background, may be patrons of dancers in the class.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825120582NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758972Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5c35a170-89be-0134-4553-00505686a51c
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