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Title
Landscape with dancing figures
Additional title: Landscape with the marriage of Isaac and Rebecca
Additional title: Mill
Names
Wilson, William, fl. 1750-1790 (Engraver)
Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 - 1799 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Wil W Lan 1
Topics
Landscape paintings
Genres
Prints
Reproductive prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: engraved by Willm. Wilson after that capital picture of Claud Lorrain, in the Pamphili Palace at Rome.
Content: Alternative titles for the original painting are: Landscape with the marriage of Isaac and Rebecca, and The mill.
Content: At lower left: Size of the picture 6 ft. 6 i[nches], wide, by 4 ft. 11 i[nches] high.
Acquisition: Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Biographical/historical: Reproductive engraving of an oil painting by Claude Lorrain, dated 1647, held by the Galleria Doria Pamphilj in Rome, Italy. Another version of this painting is held by the National Gallery in London under the title Landscape with the marriage of Isaac and Rebecca (1648). Claude Lorrain, also known by his real name Claude Gellée, is probably the most revered landscape artist of the Baroque period. William Wilson is described in the British Museum's online catalog as a reproductive engraver active ca. 1750-1790.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : engraving, black and white ;32 x 42 cm., plate mark 31 x 41 cm.
Description
Depiction of a pastoral landscape with a group of picnickers, dressed in simple garments evocative of the antique world, at foreground right. A couple dances at the center of this group, the woman playing a tambourine. A boy herds cows at foreground left; in the middle distance is the water mill of the title. In the background are a city and a distant mountain.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825122381
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759026
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67b33680-0105-0135-0eea-7d19843e27b4
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

  • 1700: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1750: Creator Born
  • 1790: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Landscape with dancing figures" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700 - 1799. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60871bf0-029f-0135-67cf-37b026fb79e0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Landscape with dancing figures" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60871bf0-029f-0135-67cf-37b026fb79e0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1700 - 1799). Landscape with dancing figures Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/60871bf0-029f-0135-67cf-37b026fb79e0

Wikipedia Citation

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Landscape with dancing figures