Social dancing in prints
NamesArienti, Carlo, 1801-1873 (Artist)Boydell, John, 1719-1804 (Artist)Vernier, Charles, 1831-1887 (Attributed name)Parr, Louisa, d. 1903 (Associated name)Breitkopf & Härtel (Printer of plates)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1745 - 1899
Table of ContentsDrawn after nature [circle dance in a landscape]; London, J. Boydell / J. Boydell invt. & sculpt. 1745 -- [Man and woman dancing outdoors, observed by others] -- [Four dancing couples in rustic costume; book illustration?] -- [Circle dance in front of a fireplace in a crowded room] / [signatures difficult to decipher] -- The dance [couples dancing outdoors, accompanied by a man playing bagpipes] -- [Couples dancing in an interior; at center, a man with clenched fists, who appears to be falling] / C. Arienti e C. dis. e inc. -- "The Prescotts of Pamphillon," page 155 / [signature at left difficult to decipher]; A. Hopkins -- Closerie des lilas / Ch. V. [Charles Vernier?] -- Der Pfingsttanz; bey Breitkopf & Härtel in Leipzig.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Soc 32-40
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: Circle dance in front of a fireplace Gift; Lillian Moore.Acquisition: Prescotts of Pamphillon, Der Pfingsttanz Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical DescriptionEtchingsWood engravingsLithographsExtent: 9 prints :etching, wood engraving, lithograph, b&w or color ; 32 x 39 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionCollection culled from various sources, depicting social dancing of various countries and periods. Most lack captions or other identifying text; some may be reproductions. The wood engraving captioned "The Prescotts of Pamphillon" is an illustration to a novel of the same title by Louisa Parr, published in 1874.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 826900298NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19765045Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b1663190-0104-0135-f487-1d17a3b15590
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