Landscape with dancing figuresAdditional title: Landscape with the marriage of Isaac and RebeccaAdditional title: Mill
NamesWilson, William, fl. 1750-1790 (Engraver)Lorrain, Claude, 1600-1682 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1700 - 1799 (Approximate)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Wil W Lan 1
NotesStatement 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 print : engraving, black and white ;32 x 42 cm., plate mark 31 x 41 cm.
DescriptionDepiction 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 ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825122381NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759026Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 67b33680-0105-0135-0eea-7d19843e27b4
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