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École de danse

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École de danse
Dequevauviller, François Nicolas Barthélemy, 1745-1807 (Engraver)
Lafrensen, Niklas, 1737-1807 (Artist)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1785 (Inferred)
Place: Paris
Publisher: chez Bance Graveur
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Deq F Eco 2
Dance teachers -- France -- 18th century
Statement of responsibility: gravé par F. Dequevauviller.
Biographical/historical: Captions beneath title: Gravé d'àprès le tableau original de même grandeur; peint à la gouache par N. Lavreince [Niklas Lafrensen] peintre du roi de Suede et de l'Académie royale de Stockholm; le tableau apparlient à Mr. Joffret.
Acquisition: lot #37.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Additional physical form: Similar to *MGZFH Deq F Eco 1 (not digitized).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; image 28 x 37 cm., on sheet 40 x 50 cm.
Image depicts the activities of a French dance school. A girl dances at the center of the room, stepping on right foot, right arm raised; she wears a bonnet, dress with tight bodice and calf-length skirt. Eight similarly attired girls sit and watch. The dance master sits, clapping time. A young fiddler sits on a table. Another girl stands looking over her shoulder, her foot resting on an ottoman, tightening her garter.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 244013538
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16945008
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6c3012e0-2971-0133-7495-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1745: Creator Born
  • 1785: Issued
  • 1807: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "École de danse" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8287e3d0-2974-0133-9dd3-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "École de danse" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8287e3d0-2974-0133-9dd3-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1785). École de danse Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/8287e3d0-2974-0133-9dd3-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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École de danse