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Title
The flower dance, of the Viennoise Children
Additional title: Pas de fleurs
Names
Brandard, John, 1812-1863 (Associated name)
Maretzek, Max, 1821-1897 (Composer)
Sarony & Major (Lithographer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840 - 1849 (Approximate)
Place: New York
Publisher: Atwill
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Bra J Flo 1
Topics
Danseuses Viennoises
Child dancers -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: On score: Music by Maretzek.
Statement of responsibility: Lith. & printed in colors, by Sarony & Major.
Acquisition: Gift; Cia Fornaroli.
Biographical/historical: Les Danseuses viennoises was a troupe of child performers known for their precision dancing, organized by Josephine Weiss, ballet mistress at the Josephstadt Theatre in Vienna. The troupe, composed of thirty-six little girls, made its debut at the Paris Opéra in 1845.
Biographical/historical: This print reverses the image on a lithographed music cover for Le pas de fleurs, signed by the artist John Brandard and published in London by Jullien in the 1840s. This appealing image was also published without attribution by publishers other than Atwill.
Physical Description
Chromolithographs
Extent: 1 print : 33 x 26 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting members of Les Danseuses Viennoises in an ensemble dance with garlands of flowers, within a floral frame.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122241
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759002
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4519b180-ead2-0133-2fdc-00505686a51c
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

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1840: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1863: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The flower dance, of the Viennoise Children" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1849. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/59a51480-ead8-0133-022e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The flower dance, of the Viennoise Children" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/59a51480-ead8-0133-022e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1849). The flower dance, of the Viennoise Children Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/59a51480-ead8-0133-022e-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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The flower dance, of the Viennoise Children