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Title
Monsr. Vestris Junr. in the favorite ballet (call'd) Les amans surpris
Additional title: Amans surpris
Names
Vestris, Auguste, 1760-1842 (creator)
Roberts, James, 1753-approximately 1809
Thornthwaite, J., 1740-
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Place: London
Publisher: publish'd for Bells British Theatre
Date Issued: July 20th, 1781
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves Au Ama 1
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves Au Ama 1
Topics
Amans surpris (Choreographic work : Simonet)
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 18th century
Ballet -- England -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
I. Roberts del., Thornthwaite sc.
Auguste Vestris in Simonet's ballet Les amans surpris, premiered at the King's Theatre, London, December 16, 1780.
Full-length to front, head turned to side, arms outstretched, holding wreath in right hand; wearing plumed hat, frock coat with ribbons and bows, sash, knee-breeches.
Physical Description
Engraving,
Extent: 13.5 x 9.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149046
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a07401e0-18c9-0131-62e7-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • : Place
  • 1760: Creator Born
  • 1842: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

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Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Monsr. Vestris Junr. in the favorite ballet (call'd) Les amans surpris" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89cd12c0-e7b2-0132-a00e-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (July 20th, 1781). Monsr. Vestris Junr. in the favorite ballet (call'd) Les amans surpris Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89cd12c0-e7b2-0132-a00e-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Monsr. Vestris Junr. in the favorite ballet (call'd) Les amans surpris