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Title
Dance prints from nineteenth-century illustrated periodicals
Additional title: Monde Illustré
Additional title: Univers Illustré
Additional title: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper
Additional title: Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News
Additional title: Illustreret tidende
Additional title: Mode illustrée
Names
Gamborg, Knud (Artist)
Hogan, Thomas (Artist)
Léveillé, Auguste-Hilaire, 1840-1900 (Engraver)
Marie, Adrien-Emmanuel, 1848-1891 (Engraver)
Méaulle, F. (Fortuné), 1844- (Artist)
Morin, Edmond, 1824-1882 (Engraver)
Vierge, Daniel, 1851-1904 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1858 - 1890 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
Le Monde Illustré (4 sheets; each print bears the series title Le théâtre illustré): Yedda, ballet en trois actes, de MM. Philippe Gille, Arnold Mortier et L. Mérante, musique de M. Olivier Métra, représenté au théâtre de l'Opéra [composite of seven scenes] / dessins de M. [Daniel?] Vierge -- Éden-Théâtre. Siéba, ballet de M. Manzatti [sic], musique de MM. Marenco et Venanzi. Une scène de l'enfer. Mlle Zucchi / dessin de M. Adrien Marie -- Opéra. La farandole, ballet de MM. Ph. Gille, A. Mortier et Mérante; musique de M. Théodore Dubois. La farandole fantastique dans les arènes d'Arles [title page of Dec. 22, 1883 issue] / dessin de M. Adrien Marie -- Le rêve, ballet de M. Edouard Blau, musique de M. Gastinel, représenté a l'Opéra. La mikagouva, danse pantomime exécutée par Mlle Mauri (Daita); Ysanami (Mlle Torri) / dessin de M. Adrien Marie.
L'Univers Illustré (3 sheets): Théâtre National de l'Opéra. Le fandango, ballet-pantomime en un acte, de MM. H. Meilhac, Lud. Halévy et L. Mérante, musique de M.G. Salvatore [includes two smaller images at top] / F. Méaulle -- Théâtre de l'Opéra. La korrigane, ballet en deux actes, de MM. F. Coppée et L. Mérante; musique de M. Ch. Widor. Acte second / [signed on matrix] A. Leveille -- Théâtre National de l'Opéra. La farandole, ballet en deux actes et trois tableaux, de MM. Arnold Mortier, Ph. Gille et L. Mérante; musique de Th. Dubois. Mlle. Rosita Mauri [includes inset image].
Others (5 sheets): Opéra. Sacountala, ballet-pantomime, décor du premier acte [from an unidentified French periodical] / [signed on matrix] H. Linton; [engraved by E. Morin] -- Scene from the spectacle of the White fawn, now performing at Niblo's Garden, New York City; Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper [New York], Feb. 8, 1868 / [signed on matrix] Thos. Hogan -- Scene from Forster's ballet, Der Spielmann; The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News [London], Sept. 24, 1881 -- Scene af anden Act i, En Skærsommernatsdrom; Illustreret Tidende [Copenhagen], nr. 1020 / tegnet af Knud Gamborg -- La fête des fleurs; La mode illustrée, journal de la famille [includes partial review, signed by E.R. Sainfoin, on the verso] / A. v. A. Gern, Berlin.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Dan 1-12
Topics
Mauri, Rosita, 1856-1923
Zucchi, Virginia, 1849-1930
Sacountalâ (Choreographic work : Petipa, L)
Fandango (Choreographic work : Mérante)
Yedda (Choreographic work : Mérante)
Korrigane (Choreographic work : Mérante)
Spielmann (Choreographic work)
Sieba; o La spada di Wodan (Choreographic work : Manzotti)
Farandole (Choreographic work : Mérante)
Rêve (Choreographic work : Hansen)
Ballet -- 19th century
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Funding: Sacountala, Yedda, and Farandole (two prints) purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: White fawn Gift; Lillian Moore.
Acquisition: Sacountala, Yedda, Farandole (2 prints) Purchase; Martinez, Paris, 1989.
Biographical/historical: The ballets and theatrical works that appear in this collection are, in chronological order: Sacountala (choreography, Lucien Petipa), presented at the Paris Opéra in 1858; The white fawn, a musical by Howard Glover, presented at Niblo's Garden, New York, in 1868; Le fandango (choreography, Louis Mérante), presented at the Académie Nationale de Musique in 1877; Yedda (choreography, Mérante), presented at the Opéra in 1879; La korrigane (choreography, Mérante), presented at the Opéra in 1880; Der Spielmann, a ballet to music by Josef Förster, presented at the Vienna Staatsoper in 1881; Sieba, o la spada di Wodan (choreography, Luigi Manzotti), first performed in Turin in 1876, presented at the Éden Théâtre, Paris, in 1882; La farandole (choreography, Mérante), presented at the Opéra in 1883; La rêve (choreography, Joseph Hansen), presented at the Opéra in 1890. No information is available about En Skærsommernatsdrom; however, the engraver Knud Gamborg was active in the second half of the 19th century.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 12 prints : b&w ; 41 x 41 cm. or smaller.
Description
Representations of ballets and other theatrical dance performances, chiefly from French nineteenth-century illustrated periodicals. All are full-page illustrations. They have been arranged in three groups according to the periodical in which they appeared: Le Monde Illustré, L'Univers Illustré, and Others.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
English
Danish
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825110355
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758827
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1c9b06c0-ead3-0133-cba5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1858 - 1890). Dance prints from nineteenth-century illustrated periodicals Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6fb24dd0-ed35-0133-4857-00505686a51c

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Dance prints from nineteenth-century illustrated periodicals