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Montenegro, Roberto (1887-1968) (Artist)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1913
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Nij V Jeu 1
Nijinsky, Waslaw, 1890-1950
Content : Depicts Nijinsky in costume for his ballet Jeux, behind a low tennis net, wielding a tennis racket behind his head with his right arm; his left arm raised above his head. The dancer's costume consists of high-waisted, belted tights and a loose fitting, wide-collared shirt with a slim necktie. The print has gold coloring on the tennis racket, belt, and hair.

Content : Plate number on lower left: 9. Plate originally published as part of Vaslav Nijinsky; an artistic interpretation of his work in black, white and gold, by Robert Montenegro; with a note of introduction by C. W. Beaumont (London, C.W. Beaumont and Company [1913?]).

Statement of Responsibility: Montenegro.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, 2 col. ; 35 x 29 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b16646517
UUID: c957abb0-c6f4-012f-cbe5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Creator Born
  • 1913: Issued
  • 1968: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jeux" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1913. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jeux" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1913). Jeux Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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