La filleule des fées: ballet toujours pantomime, en trois actes et ses tableaux; à la queue d'un prologue, par MM. Singe-Orge et Pierrot

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Title
La filleule des fées: ballet toujours pantomime, en trois actes et ses tableaux; à la queue d'un prologue, par MM. Singe-Orge et Pierrot
Additional title: Journal pour rire
Names
Lorentz, Alcide Joseph, 1813-1891
Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910 (Engraver)
Lorentz, Alcide Joseph, 1813-1891 (Writer of accompanying material)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849-10-20
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFE-19 Lor A Fil 1
Topics
Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Petipa, Lucien, 1815-1898 -- Caricatures and cartoons
Filleule des fées (Choreographic work : Perrot)
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: texte et dessins par Lorentz.
Biographical/historical: La filleule des fées (The fairies' godchild) was first performed at the Paris Opéra on October 8, 1849, with a scenario by Jules Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Jules Perrot (whose names are satirized in Lorentz's subtitle as Singe-Orge and Pierrot), choreography by Perrot, and music by Adolphe Adam and Alfred de Saint-Julien. The leading role of Ysaure, the fairies' godchild, was danced by Carlotta Grisi, with Perrot and Lucien Petipa as her rival lovers, respectively called Alain and Prince Hugues de Provence. They are caricatured in the second row of pictures as the large figures at far left and far right. The comic strip form was introduced by lithographer Rodolphe Töpffer in 1833 and later adopted by wood engravers, who sometimes accompanied their illustrations with printed text, as Lorentz does here.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Clippings
Extent: 1 print : wood engraving, b&w ; in mat, visible image 57 x 41 cm.
Description
Leaf from the Parisian periodical Journal pour rire, issue of 20 octobre 1849. It has been mounted in a double-sided mat; on the recto is the journal's front page, containing the illustrated Revue pittoresque des événements du jour, drawn by Nadar. Lorentz's caricatures of the ballet La filleule des fées, depicted in thirteen scenes, are printed on the verso in four rows in the manner of a comic strip, with his satirical commentaries accompanying the pictures.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 759168044
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19376141
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd58fe80-0880-0133-5044-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1813: Creator Born
  • 1849: Issued
  • 1891: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La filleule des fées" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849-10-20. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6b9fc820-0885-0133-42a0-58d385a7bbd0

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La filleule des fées" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6b9fc820-0885-0133-42a0-58d385a7bbd0

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La filleule des fées