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Bosse, Abraham, 1602-1676 (Engraver)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1650 - 1659 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Le Blond execud avec privilege du roy
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Bos A Cou 1
Courante (Dance)
Statement of responsibility: Bosse sc. et fe.
Content: Four stanzas of Alexandrine poetry.
Publications: Cf. *R-*MGR Vuillier, Gaston. A history of dancing, 1898, p. 80. Reproduction.
Physical Description
Extent: Engraving, including legend and border: 26 x 34 cm.
Large room with tapestries on walls. Three musicians play stringed instruments at background left. Couple advance at center, side-by-side, dancing a courante. Guests converse or watch. Men wear lace collars, short-waisted doublets, broad-brimmed hats with feathers; women wear high-waisted dresses with puffed sleeves.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737048620-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148243
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a4cf950-1e97-0133-361d-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1602: Creator Born
  • 1650: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1676: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Courante]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1650 - 1659. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7613ad0-1ea0-0133-9b5c-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Courante]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7613ad0-1ea0-0133-9b5c-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1650 - 1659). [Courante] Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a7613ad0-1ea0-0133-9b5c-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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