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Title
Portefeuille historique de l'ornement, Pl. 14
Names
Metzmacher, Pierre Guillaume, b. 1815 (Engraver)
Bérain, Jean, 1640-1711 (Designer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1842
Place: Paris
Publisher: A. Hauser
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Met P Por 1
Topics
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- France
Dancers -- France -- 17th century
Fools and jesters -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Metzmacher del. et sc.
Content: Caption title.
Content: At upper left: Berain, inv. vers 1660.
Content: At top center: 17e siecle.
Biographical/historical: Jean Bérain, called Jean Bérain the Elder to distinguish him from his son, was a prolific designer, draughtsman, painter, and engraver. His works included architectural ornaments, furniture, and tapestries, as well as scenery and costumes for ballets and theatrical works.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, black and white ; 36 x 52 cm., plate mark 28 x 36 cm.
Description
Plate 14 from Portefeuille historique de l'ornement (1841-1843?), a set of engravings of decorative designs after various artists of the past. This plate is divided into two sections, each depicting architectural ornaments engraved after the designer Jean Bérain, 1640-1711. The section at right includes two dancing figures: a male jester carrying a sceptre decorated with a head, and a female dancer playing a tambourine.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122286
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759012
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c318d90-0108-0135-0ae4-0053b0d9a94e
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

  • 1842: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portefeuille historique de l'ornement" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1842. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bbb6d6c0-069e-0135-42c8-63d6577cf330

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portefeuille historique de l'ornement" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bbb6d6c0-069e-0135-42c8-63d6577cf330

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1842). Portefeuille historique de l'ornement Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/bbb6d6c0-069e-0135-42c8-63d6577cf330

Wikipedia Citation

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Portefeuille historique de l'ornement