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Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil

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Title
Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil
Names
Pierron, Jean Antoine, fl. 1780-1812 (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1798 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Pie J Dan 1
Topics
Dance -- Egypt
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Piérron sculp.
Statement of responsibility: Lower left: [h.] Vernst et J.B. Mourier delte.
Numbering: Upper right: pl. 25. Possibly a plate from Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phoénicie, de la Palestine, et de la Basse Égypte, gravé sur les dessins de Cassas.
Acquisition: lot #105.
Acquisition: Purchase at auction; Mme. Gilberte Cournand; 1998/02/26;
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, b&w ; image 15 x 24 cm., on sheet 25 x 35 cm.
Description
Image depicts groups of Egyptian men wearing pantaloons and turbans gathered at the banks of the Nile river near palm trees. In the foreground the men sit on the ground conversing and smoking pipes. Behind them a large group dances wildly with spears. A line of small boats is depicted at the river's edge. Two men in Western attire (tailcoats and long trousers) sit on the ground observing, while two Egyptian men stand near them.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 228068546
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16843817
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8970a180-fd7f-0132-5f69-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1780: Creator Born
  • 1798: Issued
  • 1812: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1798. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c498cdc0-024c-0133-7611-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c498cdc0-024c-0133-7611-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1798). Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c498cdc0-024c-0133-7611-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Danse Egyptienne au bord du Nil