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Title
La folie du jour, Directoire: d'après Boilly, 1798
Additional title: Modes et costumes historiques
Names
Pauquet, Hippolyte Louis Emile, b. 1797 (Engraver)
Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845 (Artist)
Pauquet frères (Firm) (Editor)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864
Place: Paris
Publisher: Bureau de modes et costumes historiques
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Pau H Fol 1
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- France -- 18th century
Clothing and dress -- France -- 18th century
Costume prints
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: H. Pauquet.
Caption title.
Statement of responsibility: Pauquet frères, editeurs.
Statement of responsibility: At lower left: Imp[rimeri]e Fosset.
Numbering: Pl. 85.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: Print after a design by the artist Louis Léopold Boilly, published as part of Modes et costumes historiques [1864?], a collection of ninety-six costume plates depicting several centuries of French fashion, engraved by the brothers Hippolyte Pauquet and Polydore Pauquet.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print : engraving, hand-colored ; 31 x 21 cm.
Description
Representation of a dancing couple dressed in the neoclassical fashions of the post-revolutionary Directoire period in France (1795-1799). They are posed side-by-side, each stepping forward on the left foot with the right foot slightly elevated behind. The woman's left arm and the man's right arm are raised and joined to form an oval between them; their opposite hands are joined behind them.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122218
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758997
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63a37240-89be-0134-6736-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La folie du jour, Directoire" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60303130-8cc6-0134-71ed-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La folie du jour, Directoire" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60303130-8cc6-0134-71ed-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). La folie du jour, Directoire Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60303130-8cc6-0134-71ed-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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La folie du jour, Directoire