Portraits of women
NamesGrévedon, Henri, 1776-1860 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsRosine; [Paris], chez Chaillou-Potrelle / H. Grevedon ; Lith. de Lemercier -- [Unidentified woman] / H. Grevedon, 1831.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Gre H Por 1-2
TopicsWomen -- 19th century
NotesStatement of responsibility: H. Grevedon.Signed on stone.Title devised by cataloger.The print dated 1831 bears the inked notation "Carlotta Grisi," and the penciled notation, in a different hand, "Probably an incorrect identification: in 1831 Carlotta Grisi was only 12 years old. Possibly Giulia Grisi?"Acquisition: 1831 print Gift; Lillian Moore.Biographical/historical: The French painter and lithographer Pierre Louis Grévedon, called Henri Grévedon, studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, but worked abroad until 1816. He exhibited his paintings at the Paris Salon between 1824 and 1859.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 2 prints : 39 x 30 cm. or smaller.The print captioned Rosine is stamped on the verso: Stead Collection.
DescriptionTwo half-length portraits of fashionably attired women. The print captioned Rosine may be an image from Grevedon's Alphabet des dames, first published in Paris in 1828. The sitter in the print dated 1831 has not been identified; neither the singer Giulia Grisi nor her sister Giuditta Grisi appeared in Paris until 1832, and the ballerina Carlotta Grisi did not make her performing debut until 1836.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825561652NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759918Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 95749fc0-88f9-0134-e6ce-00505686a51c
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