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Title
Fédération générale faite à Paris: le 14 Juillet 1790
Names
Berthault, Pierre Gabriel, 1737-1831 (Engraver)
Prieur, J.-L. (Jean-Louis), 1759-1795 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1790 - 1799 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Ber P Fed 1
Topics
Bastille Day
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault sculps.
Numbering: At upper right: No. 39.
Acquisition: Purchased with general book funds; C. Mas, March 1989.
Biographical/historical: Probably published as part of Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la Révolution française (various editions). The artist, Jean-Louis Prieur, documented many of the events in the French Revolution in drawings until he was guillotined in 1795. Many of these drawings, engraved by Pierre Gabriel Berthault, were published as part of the Tableaux historiques.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : etching, b&w ; 30 x 45 cm., plate mark 24 x 29 cm.
Description
Depiction of a celebration commemorating the first anniversary of the taking of the Bastille. Crowds of spectators gather around the three-arched triumphal monument on the Champ de Mars to watch troops on parade; at right, cannons are fired.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825550544
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759724
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07baf1b0-ead2-0133-c7db-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

  • 1737: Creator Born
  • 1790: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1831: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fédération générale faite à Paris" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1790 - 1799. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c2e3e0d0-ead6-0133-c011-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Fédération générale faite à Paris" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c2e3e0d0-ead6-0133-c011-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1790 - 1799). Fédération générale faite à Paris Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c2e3e0d0-ead6-0133-c011-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Fédération générale faite à Paris