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Title
The night dancers waltzes.: J. Brandard. M. & N. Hanhart Impt.
Additional title: Giselle.
Names
Grisi, Carlotta, 1819-1899
Brandard, John, 1812-1863
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: Charles Jefferys
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Gri C Gis 7
Topics
Saint-Léon, Arthur, 1821-1870
Giselle (Choreographic work : after Coralli and Perrot)
Ballet -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Caption: The night dancers waltzes by Charles Coote. Music title- page.
Content: Depicts Carlotta Grisi (or Fanny Elssler) and Arthur Saint-Léon in Act II of Giselle. In the artist's version, the resting place is a grand mausoleum, pictured on the left. Moon-lit lake seen in the distance. Three Wilis form a background for the pas de deux. Giselle faces front, her hands folded in supplication, as Albrecht in profile reaches out to her.
Funding: Joseph W. Lewitan Fund.
Physical Description
Hand colored lithograph,
Extent: 35 x 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169173
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7d9022d0-18c2-0131-49c9-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1819: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued
  • 1899: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The night dancers waltzes." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78bcc610-b5f9-0132-52cb-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The night dancers waltzes." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 24, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78bcc610-b5f9-0132-52cb-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1844). The night dancers waltzes. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/78bcc610-b5f9-0132-52cb-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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The night dancers waltzes.