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Title
Les coulisses de l'Opéra
Additional title: Caricature
Names
Vestris, Auguste, 1760-1842 (creator)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Place: Paris
Publisher: Chez Basset, rue St. Jacques no. 64
Date Issued: [ca. 1816]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves Au C 1
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves Au C 1
Topics
Opéra de Paris.
Flore et Zéphire (Choreographic work : Didelot)
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 19th century
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Left to right: Ballerina on right foot, left leg fully extended to side, toe in nose of corpulent man; aristocratic man ogling her through lorgnette; man holding bag of money; Vestris as Zéphire, right leg extended, holding bow in left hand, right arm around bare-breasted Flore; grotesque man wearing wolf costume, climbing through trap door in stage; dancers in outlandish costumes.
Physical Description
Engraving, colored,
Extent: Image 20 x 30.2 cm. plate mark 24.2 x 33.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149070
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a40085b0-18c9-0131-d565-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • : Place
  • 1760: Creator Born
  • 1842: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les coulisses de l'Opéra" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. [ca. 1816]. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16bbcb70-e7b1-0132-597b-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Les coulisses de l'Opéra" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 11, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16bbcb70-e7b1-0132-597b-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. ([ca. 1816]). Les coulisses de l'Opéra Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/16bbcb70-e7b1-0132-597b-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Les coulisses de l'Opéra