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La musette: gravée d'apres le tableau original peint par Watteau, de mesme grandeur

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Title
La musette: gravée d'apres le tableau original peint par Watteau, de mesme grandeur
Additional title: Vtriculus. Scalptus juxta exemplar ejusdem magnituudinis a Wateavo depictum
Names
Moyreau, Jean, 1690-1762 (Engraver)
Watteau, Antoine, 1684-1721 (Artist)
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: 1720 - 1729 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: F. Chereau
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Moy J Mus 1
Topics
Dancers -- France -- 18th century
Ballroom dancing -- France -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: A. Watteau pinxit ; Moyreau sculp.
Content: Caption title.
Content: "Du cabinet de Mr. Stiemar."
Date: The British Museum, which holds a copy of this print, dates it between 1726-1729.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Purchase; C. & J. Goodfriend, 2011.
Biographical/historical: Antoine Watteau's original oil painting on canvas first belonged to the painter François Stiemart (1680-1740). It was sold at Christie's in 1997 under the title "A fête champêtre: La musette." This print by Jean Moyreau was made to the same measurements as Watteau's painting, but reverses the image.
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : etching, engraving, black and white ;43 x 57 cm., plate mark 40 x 54 cm.
Description
Depiction of an elegantly dressed dancing couple in an outdoor setting, accompanied by a man playing the musette, a form of rustic bagpipe. Other ladies and gentlemen sit or stand nearby, observing or conversing.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825556637
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18882825
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1f44e150-0108-0135-4d5b-0234acf57e63
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

  • 1690: Creator Born
  • 1720: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1762: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La musette" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1720 - 1729. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd39c580-069e-0135-9eea-5791be425392

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La musette" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd39c580-069e-0135-9eea-5791be425392

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1720 - 1729). La musette Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/cd39c580-069e-0135-9eea-5791be425392

Wikipedia Citation

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La musette