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Das Tanzen

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Das Tanzen
Additional title: La danse
Engelbrecht, Martin, 1684-1756 (Engraver)
Rössler, Michael, 1705-1777 (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1720 - 1740 (Approximate)
Place: Augsburg
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Eng M 2
Dance -- Germany -- 18th century
Dance teachers
Content: Caption on left side: four lines of German verse. On right side: four lines of French verse.
Physical Description
Extent: Engraving, hand-colored, 20.6 x 31.0 cm.
Depicts an oval room with windows, mirror and fireplace in which five men are receiving a dancing lesson. The dancing master stands on the right side facing left holding a violin. Two men, seated on chairs on the left side, observe two others in the center. These two face each other forward and back and stand in relévé in fourth position. The fifth man stands with hat in hand as if in a bow, on the far right side of the print. All wear breeches, tights, waistcoats, justacorps, three-cornered hats and buckled shoes.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737065222-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149111
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bcd7ff40-f8cf-0132-f772-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1684: Creator Born
  • 1720: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1756: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Das Tanzen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1720 - 1740. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/93896df0-f8d2-0132-15b2-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Das Tanzen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/93896df0-f8d2-0132-15b2-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1720 - 1740). Das Tanzen Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/93896df0-f8d2-0132-15b2-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Das Tanzen