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[Scene de ballet]

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Title
[Scene de ballet]
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1730 - 1739 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Sce 1
Topics
Ballet -- France -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: lot #63.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; image 10 x 17 cm., on sheet 15 x 24 cm.
Slight stain in center of print.
Upper right, marked: I.
Description
A central male figure in a plummed headdress stands holding a spear while around him couples engage in dance. Onlookers sit in chairs in the foreground. Statues line the outer walls of the courtyard in the style of a theatrical set; background evokes the palace at Versailles.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 231625835
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16854981
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28d9b070-02f8-0133-581b-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1730: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Scene de ballet]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1730 - 1739. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7bd48060-02ff-0133-5541-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Scene de ballet]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7bd48060-02ff-0133-5541-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1730 - 1739). [Scene de ballet] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7bd48060-02ff-0133-5541-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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[Scene de ballet]