Le rêveAdditional title: Costume au théâtre et à la ville
NamesMucha, Alphonse, 1860-1939 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1890
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Muc A Rev 1-3
TopicsMauri, Rosita, 1856-1923Lobstein, MlleRêve (Choreographic work : Hansen)Costumes
NotesStatement of responsibility: The images of Mlle. Mauri and Mlle. Lobstein are signed: Mucha.Biographical/historical: Le rêve (choreography, Joseph Hansen; music, Léon Gustave Cyprien Gastinel; scenario, Édouard Blau; scenery, Jean Baptiste Lavastre and Carpezat; costumes, Charles Bianchini) was first performed at the Paris Opéra in 1890. It was set in sixteenth-century Japan, and the Japanese-style decorative motifs on the dancers' costumes suggest an attempt to infuse a note of local color into the ballet. Rosita Mauri performed the leading role of Daïta, while Mlles. Lobstein and Ottolini played "Déesses des Flots-Bleus."Biographical/historical: These images appeared in the Parisian bimonthly periodical Le costume au théâtre et à la ville, 4ème année, no. 12. The print of Mauri was labeled with her role, Daïta, as well as her name and the ballet's title. The Czech-born artist Alphonse Mucha, whose name is today most often associated with the style known as Art Nouveau, began to produce magazine and advertising illustrations soon after moving to Paris in 1887 to pursue his study of art.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 3 prints : lithograph, color ; 29 x 20 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionFull-length portrayals of the dancers Rosita Mauri, Mlle. Lobstein, and Mlle. G. Ottolini in costume for Joseph Hansen's ballet Le rêve.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825122116NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759050Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9cd62d80-88fa-0134-4abb-00505686a51c
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