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Title
Habit de spectre
Additional title: Nouveaux desseins d'habillements à l'usage des balets, opéras, et comédies
Names
Joullain, François, 1697-1778 (Engraver)
Gillot, Claude, 1673-1722 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1725 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Jou F Spe 1
Topics
Costumes
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Gillot inuenit ; Joullain sculpsit.
Caption title.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Purchase; Paul Prouté, 2007.
Biographical/historical: Plate from Nouveaux desseins d'habillements à l'usage des balets, opéras, et comédies, published in Paris by Duchange, 1725-1734, with etchings by François Joullain after Claude Gillot.
Biographical/historical: The Bibliothèque Nationale de France holds a copy of this print, numbered 74.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : 15 x 8 cm.
Description
Costume design for a male performer playing a specter or spirit. He is shown with an open mouth, his right hand raised palm out as though in warning. The bindings around his legs suggest grave clothes.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825555331
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759856
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffec42f0-88f9-0134-22a7-00505686a51c
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

  • 1697: Creator Born
  • 1725: Issued
  • 1778: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Habit de spectre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1725. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/37a80c70-8cbb-0134-7e6c-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Habit de spectre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/37a80c70-8cbb-0134-7e6c-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1725). Habit de spectre Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/37a80c70-8cbb-0134-7e6c-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Habit de spectre