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Portraits of women
Grévedon, Henri, 1776-1860 (Artist)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Rosine; [Paris], chez Chaillou-Potrelle / H. Grevedon ; Lith. de Lemercier -- [Unidentified woman] / H. Grevedon, 1831.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gre H Por 1-2
Women -- 19th century
Statement 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 Description
Extent: 2 prints : 39 x 30 cm. or smaller.
The print captioned Rosine is stamped on the verso: Stead Collection.
Two 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 Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825561652
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759918
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 95749fc0-88f9-0134-e6ce-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1776: Creator Born
  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portraits of women" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Portraits of women" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 7, 2021.

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Portraits of women