Miroir aux allouettes [sic].Additional title: Miroir aux alouettes.
NamesMaison Martinet (Paris, France) (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1870 - 1879 (Questionable)Place: ParisPublisher: Ancienne M[ais]on MartinetIssuance: single unit
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFB Mir 1
NotesCreation/production credits: Printed below image: Composé par M. Robin.Printed below title: 36.[Printed by] Imp. Lemercier et Cie., Paris.Possibly part of the Nouvelle Galerie Dramatique, published from 1873 into the 1880s.Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Acquisition: Purchase; Ballet Shop, 1988.Biographical/historical: The printing and publishing house of Maison Martinet was founded in 1796 by Aaron Martinet, 1762-1841, who became well-known for publishing satirical prints. In 1822 the firm assumed the name Hautecoeur-Martinet, after Martinet's son-in-law Hermenégilde Hautecoeur, who became its head after Martinet's retirement in 1824. The brothers Eugène and Alfred Hautecoeur, the Hautecoeur Frères, managed the business from 1843 to 1867. Jules Hautecoeur, Alfred's son and the great-grandson of the founder, later became the sole proprietor of Ancienne Maison Martinet.
Physical DescriptionGraphic1 printLithograph on tinted ground, hand-coloredExtent: 44 x 29 cm.
DescriptionDepiction of a female performer, possibly a dancer, in costume. Her knee-length white dress is decorated with deep pink latticework and flowers, echoing the hue of her underskirt.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19589335Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 11c0b9b0-18c5-0131-103c-58d385a7bbd0
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