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Title
Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam)
Additional title: Gazette des beaux-arts
Names
Abot, Eugène-Michel-Joseph, 1836-1894 (Engraver)
Pesne, Antoine, 1683-1757 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1750 (Approximate)
Date Issued: 1907
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Abo E Coc 1
Topics
Cochois, Marianne
Dancers -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Reproductive prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Antoine Pesne pinx. ; E. Abot sc.
Caption title.
Imp. Chardon-Wittmann.
At lower left: Gazette des Beaux-Arts.
Date: Pencilled at right: 1907.
Biographical/historical: The original oil painting by Antoine Pesne is held at Schloss Charlottenburg, Potsdam, Germany.
Biographical/historical: Marianne Cochois, the younger sister of the actress Babette Cochois, is said to have danced at the Berlin Opera beginning in 1742.
Biographical/historical: The French-born painter Antoine Pesne became the official painter to two kings of Prussia, Frederick William I and his son Frederick William II, known as Frederick the Great. His works included many portraits as well as the decoration of the royal palaces.
Biographical/historical: Eugène Abot was a French printmaker and illustrator. He contributed reproductive prints and his own etchings to journals such as L'Art and the Gazette des Beaux-Arts.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photomechanical? print : b&w ; 17 x 23 cm.
Description
Reproductive print after an oil painting by Antoine Pesne, depicting the dancer Marianne Cochois performing in a sylvan landscape. A musician playing a drum and wind instrument accompanies her at left; a group of ladies and gentlemen are seated at right, with others in the background. One man holds a sheet of music; a guitar lies at his feet.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825562153
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759919
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 159c9a50-ada1-0133-b79e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1750: Created (Approximate)
  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1894: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1750 - 1907. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec2c64d0-ada1-0133-08bb-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec2c64d0-ada1-0133-08bb-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1750 - 1907). Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam) Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ec2c64d0-ada1-0133-08bb-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam)