[Theatrical portraits] 1876-1877Additional title: Nouvelle galerie dramatique
NamesChatinière, Antonin Marie, b. 1828 (Artist)Maison Martinet (Paris, France) (Publisher)Becquet frères (Printer of plates)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1876 - 1877 (Questionable)Place: ParisPlace: LondonPublisher: Anc[ienne] M[ais]on Martinet ; S. Miller
Table of Contents160. Esclaves dans le ballet de Paul et Virginie, Théâtre National Lyrique -- 176. Melle Vanghel dans La foire St Laurent, rôle de Bobêche, Théâtre des Folies Dramatiques -- 185. Un berger et un docteur dans Cinq-Mars dans le ballet, Théâtre de l'Opéra Comique.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Chat A The 1-3
TopicsMassé, Victor, 1822-1884 -- Paul et VirginieGounod, Charles, 1818-1893 -- Cinq MarsEntertainers -- France -- Paris -- 19th centuryDancers -- France -- 19th century
NotesStatement of responsibility: Signed on stone: Chatinière.Title devised by cataloger.Statement of responsibility: Printed by Imp. Becquet, Paris.Acquisition: Paul et Virginie, Cinq-Mars Gift; Lillian Moore.Biographical/historical: The works depicted are: the opera Paul et Virginie, to music by Victor Massé, presented at the Théâtre National Lyrique in 1876; La foire St. Laurent, an opérette-bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, presented at the Théâtre des Folies Dramatiques in 1877; and Cinq-Mars, a drame lyrique to music by Charles Gounod, presented at the Théâtre de l'Opéra Comique in 1877. Mademoiselle Vanghel, in La foire de St. Laurent, and the two unnamed dancers in Cinq-Mars appear to be performing en travesti.Biographical/historical: Antonin Marie Chatinière was a French painter and lithographer. Opera appears to have been a particular interest of his, and in addition to illustrations of opera scenes he also designed advertising posters for Rigoletto, Lakmé, and other operas. These prints were probably published as parts of the series Nouvelle galerie dramatique.Biographical/historical: The printing and publishing house of Maison Martinet was founded in 1796 by Aaron Martinet, 1762-1841, who became well-known for publishing satirical prints. In 1822 the firm assumed the name Hautecoeur-Martinet, after Martinet's son-in-law Hermenégilde Hautecoeur, who became its head after Martinet's retirement in 1824. The brothers Eugène and Alfred Hautecoeur, the Hautecoeur Frères, managed the business from 1843 to 1867. Jules Hautecoeur, Alfred's son and the great-grandson of the founder, later became the sole proprietor of Ancienne Maison Martinet.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 3 prints : lithograph, color ; 36 x 27 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionRepresentations of performers appearing in theatrical works presented in Paris between 1876 and 1877. Each print is numbered, and depicts one or two figures in costume.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825056304NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758127Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98f40d50-ead2-0133-74fe-00505686a51c
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