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Montenegro, Roberto, 1887-1968 (Artist)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1913 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Nij V Jeu 1
Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950
Content: Depicts Nijinsky in costume for his ballet Jeux, behind a low tennis net, wielding a tennis racket behind his head with his right arm; his left arm raised above his head. The dancer's costume consists of high-waisted, belted tights and a loose fitting, wide-collared shirt with a slim necktie. The print has gold coloring on the tennis racket, belt, and hair.
Content: Plate number on lower left: 9. Plate originally published as part of Vaslav Nijinsky; an artistic interpretation of his work in black, white and gold, by Robert Montenegro; with a note of introduction by C. W. Beaumont (London, C.W. Beaumont and Company [1913?]).
Statement of responsibility: Montenegro.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, 2 col. ; 35 x 29 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16646517
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c957abb0-c6f4-012f-cbe5-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1887: Creator Born
  • 1913: Issued
  • 1968: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jeux" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1913. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Jeux" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 24, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1913). Jeux Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1089-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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