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Maria Ley
Pollak, Max, 1886-1970 (Engraver)
Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst (Vienna, Austria) (Publisher)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1924 (Inferred)
Place: Wien
Publisher: Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ley M 1
Ley-Piscator, Maria, 1905-
Variety dancing
Statement of responsibility: Max Pollak.
On recto, beneath etching: Max Pollak, Maria Ley. Originalradierung. Druck der Staatsdruckerei. Verlag der Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst, Wien.
Acquisition: Gift; Sylvia de Cuevas; 2007.
Physical Description
Extent: Image 26 x 18 cm., on sheet 39 x 28 cm.
Drypoint with areas of mezzotint, red
Print depicts dancer Maria Ley, pioneer of the "free dance." She appears mid-movement, one leg lifted at the knee and one arm raised above her head, her gaze slightly downward. She wears a long-sleeved dress with a full skirt.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16738855
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23769140-18c4-0131-c608-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1886: Creator Born
  • 1924: Issued
  • 1970: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Maria Ley" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1924. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67f427f0-ba01-0132-11ed-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Maria Ley" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67f427f0-ba01-0132-11ed-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1924). Maria Ley Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/67f427f0-ba01-0132-11ed-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Maria Ley