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Title
[Backstage scene]
Names
Berthet, Louis (Attributed name)
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: 1780 - 1789 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFC Bac 1
Topics
Dancers -- France -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Unidentified print, in the style of Louis Berthet.
Acquisition: lot #63.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 15 x 9 cm.
Description
Image depicts two women wearing 18th-century attire (décolleté gowns, elaborate coiffures). The women pose flirtatiously as two male suitors lean toward them individually. A group dances in the background, facing the viewer.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 231636271
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16855100
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3d7e16a0-f02f-0132-aef8-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1780: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Backstage scene]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1780 - 1789. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41ad4270-f030-0132-81d5-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Backstage scene]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41ad4270-f030-0132-81d5-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1780 - 1789). [Backstage scene] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/41ad4270-f030-0132-81d5-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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[Backstage scene]