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A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger

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Title
A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Mas 2
Topics
Dancing injuries
Dance -- France -- 14th century
Masquerades
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Lower left: J. Harris sculp.
Physical Description
Aquatints
Extent: Aquatint, plate mark: 16.5 x 20 cm.
Description
The print depicts the Bal des Ardents of 1393. Charles VI, king of France, and several of his retainers danced before the court disguised as savages, chained together and wearing costumes covered with pitch. An accident resulted in the immolation of all save Charles and one other dancer.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY887006243-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12165929
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a97fb610-fcdf-0132-222b-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dc65f0-fce1-0132-6ed1-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dc65f0-fce1-0132-6ed1-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/68dc65f0-fce1-0132-6ed1-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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A Masque at Paris, where the King and others dressed as satyrs were in great danger