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Title
Carlotta Grisi
Names
Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860 (Associated name)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 - 1846 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
Carlotta Grisi, dans le role de Giselle -- Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi in La Esmeralda [accompanied by a poem]; Illustrated London News, March 30, 1844 -- Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi and M. [James] Silvain, in the new ballet of "Paquita," at Drury-Lane Theatre [accompanied by a poem]; [unidentified periodical, possibly Illustrated London News], June 10, 1846 -- Carlotta Grisi [three-quarter length portrait].
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gri 1-4
Topics
Grisi, Carlotta, 1819-1899
Silvain, James, -1856
Giselle (Choreographic work : Coralli and Perrot)
Esmeralda (Choreographic work : Perrot)
Paquita (Choreographic work : Mazilier)
Genres
Prints
Portraits
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Mdlle. Carlotta Grisi in La Esmeralda Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: Carlotta Grisi, a leading ballerina of the Romantic period, is probably best remembered today as the first interpreter of the title role of Giselle in Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot's ballet of 1841.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Engravings
Extent: 3 prints : wood engraving, b&w ; 18 x 16 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; 29 x 22 cm.
Description
Collection of prints culled from various sources, depicting the nineteenth-century ballerina Carlotta Grisi. It includes a wood engraving that reverses and crops A.E. Chalon's three-quarter length portrayal of Grisi in costume for Act I of Giselle; two wood engravings from English illustrated periodicals, respectively depicting Grisi in the ballets La Esmeralda and Paquita; and an engraved three-quarter length portrait.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825555205
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759840
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f988d70-88f9-0134-a3da-00505686a51c
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: Creator Born
  • 1841: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carlotta Grisi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841 - 1846. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/72eaaa70-8cb8-0134-2c6c-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Carlotta Grisi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/72eaaa70-8cb8-0134-2c6c-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1841 - 1846). Carlotta Grisi Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/72eaaa70-8cb8-0134-2c6c-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Carlotta Grisi