Jacob Graf Durazzo
NamesSchmutzer, Jakob Mathias, 1733-1811 (Engraver)Meytens, Martin van, 1695-1770 (Artist)Wagner, Joseph, 1706-1780 (Engraver)Paulussen, Richard (Engraver)Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst (Vienna, Austria) (Publisher)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1870 - 1879 (Approximate)Place: WienPublisher: Gesellschaft f. vervielf. Kunst
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Sch J Dur 1
TopicsDurazzo, Giacomo, 1717-1794
NotesStatement of responsibility: M. van Meytens pxt. ; Schmutzer und Wagner sct. ; photogravure R. Paulussen, Wien.Content: On pedestal: Le C[omte] Jacques Durazzo, ambassadeur imperial a Venise en MDCCLXV.Statement of responsibility: Druck & Verlag der Gesellschaft f. vervielf. Kunst in Wien.Acquisition: Gift; Walter Toscanini, 1970.Biographical/historical: Among his many achievements, Count Giacomo Durazzo was appointed director of the imperial theatres in Vienna in 1754. He fostered Christoph Willibald Gluck's reforms of the Italian opera.
Physical DescriptionPhotogravuresPhotomechanical printsExtent: 1 photomechanical print : photogravure, b&w ;41 x 31 cm., plate mark 34 x 24 cm.
DescriptionReproduction of an engraving. Half-length portrait of Count Giacomo Durazzo, an eighteenth-century diplomat, collector, and patron of the arts. He is seen with his right hand resting on a portfolio, his left gesturing towards a bookcase in the background.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825770190NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760315Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 92f28240-0104-0135-b116-0f648f2b9598
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