Melle Cochois dansant devant ses soeurs (Château de Potsdam)Additional title: Gazette des beaux-arts
NamesAbot, Eugène-Michel-Joseph, 1836-1894 (Engraver)Pesne, Antoine, 1683-1757 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1750 (Approximate)Date Issued: 1907
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Abo E Coc 1
TopicsCochois, MarianneDancers -- 18th century
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 photomechanical? print : b&w ; 17 x 23 cm.
DescriptionReproductive 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 ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825562153NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759919Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 159c9a50-ada1-0133-b79e-00505686a51c
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