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Combat à la barrière
Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 (Etcher)
Callot, Jacques, 1592-1635 (Artist)
Deruet, Claude, 1588-1660 (Associated name)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1627
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Cal J Com 1
Festivals -- France -- 17th century
Pageants -- France -- 17th century
tournaments -- France -- 17th century
Statement of responsibility: Jac. Callot in. et fec.
Caption title.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Purchase; Golden Legend.
Biographical/historical: This print is one of ten etchings illustrating Henry Humbert's book Combat à la Barrière, faict en cour de Lorraine, le 14 febvrier, en l'année présente 1627 (Nancy, 1627), which commemorated the festivities and tournament sponsored by Duke Charles IV of Lorraine in honor of his cousin, the Duchess of Chevreuse, who was exiled to Lorraine for her participation in a plot against Cardinal Richelieu. As well as documenting the event through his etchings, Jacques Callot organized and designed it with Claude Deruet. One of the combatants in this print is said to be the Duke.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b&w ; 15 x 24 cm.
Depiction of a formalized fight between two men with lances, set in a ballroom filled with spectators on tiers. A group of armed men stands at center, with drummers and a triumphal car at right.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825120898
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758958
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 69006570-ead2-0133-0fe0-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1592: Creator Born
  • 1627: Issued
  • 1635: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Combat à la barrière" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1627. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42e15fc0-ead9-0133-aefe-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Combat à la barrière" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42e15fc0-ead9-0133-aefe-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1627). Combat à la barrière Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/42e15fc0-ead9-0133-aefe-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Combat à la barrière