NamesVernier, Charles, 1831-1887 (Artist)Lithographie Destouches Paris (Lithographer)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1850 - 1859 (Approximate)Place: ParisPublisher: Maison Martinet
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFY Ver C Cri 1
TopicsBallet -- France -- 19th centuryCrinolinesDance
NotesStatement of responsibility: Ch. Vernier.Content: Caption title. The caption reads in full: Crinoline parasol, de developpant en meme temps que les graces de la danseuse-- ces jupes ne tiennent pas de place dans les coulisses et seront specialement en usage dans les theatres de petite dimension.Content: Series caption title: Crinolinomanie.Statement of responsibility: Lith. Destouches.Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Acquisition: Purchase; C. & J. Goodfriend, 2010.Biographical/historical: Charles Vernier, a French printmaker and painter, was famed for his caricatures and cartoons, many of which appeared in the satirical journal Le Charivari, an illustrated newspaper published in Paris from 1833 to 1937. This cartoon, which was part of a set titled La crinolinomanie, was also published in Le Charivari.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 26 x 32 cm.
DescriptionSatirical cartoon demonstrating the crinoline parasol, an invention designed for ballerinas who perform in small theatres, so that they need not forgo the fashionably wide crinolines of the time.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825552831NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18580068Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 854171a0-0108-0135-96ef-67371ccdb3dc
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