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La fontaine de la régénération: sur les débris de la Bastille, le 10 Août 1793

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Title
La fontaine de la régénération: sur les débris de la Bastille, le 10 Août 1793
Names
Monnet, Charles, 1732-1809? (Artist)
Helman, Isidore-Stanislas, 1743-1809 (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1797
Place: Paris
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Mon C Fon 1
Topics
David, Jacques Louis, 1748-1825
Gardel, Pierre, 1758-1840
Fête de l'Unité et de l'Indivisibilité de la République (Choreographic work)
Dance -- France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
Dance -- France -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Inscribed lower left: Dessiné par Monnet. Inscribed lower right: Gravé par Helman, l'An 5. Inscribed lower center: A Paris chez l'Auteur, rue Honoré No. 1497, Section Butte des Moulins.
Biographical/historical: Tableau vivant from La Fête de l'Unité et de l'Indivisibilité de la République, staged by Jacques-Louis David and Pierre Gardel, on the first anniversary of the seizing of the Tuileries and the arrest of the king.
Citation/reference: Cf. *MGS (French) 89-2194. Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. Dance in the shadow of the guillotine, 1988. Reproduction, p. 107,
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 43 x 58 cm.
Description
Large crowd gathered around a monumental statue of Egyptian goddess Isis. Milk, symbolizing Liberty, sprays from the breasts into a large basin below the statue and a cup being held by a spectator, probably De Seychelles, president of the Convention. On the site of the Bastille.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906047483-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169470
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c6d7110-2a5e-0133-9f69-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1732: Creator Born
  • 1797: Issued
  • 1809: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La fontaine de la régénération" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/61ed0280-2a5f-0133-11e9-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La fontaine de la régénération" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/61ed0280-2a5f-0133-11e9-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1797). La fontaine de la régénération Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/61ed0280-2a5f-0133-11e9-58d385a7b928

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La fontaine de la régénération