Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoonsAdditional title: Types militairesAdditional title: FischiettoAdditional title: Trovatore
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of ContentsFrance, Vivandière des Zouaves; [numbered 35 above title]; Types militaires, pl. 81; Paris, Dusacq, [series published between 1862-1871] / [signed on stone] Draner ; dess. et lith. par Draner ; Imp. Lemercier -- Profezia per l'anno 1863 [handwritten]; Strenna del fischietto, Torino, 1863 [handwritten]; [includes a caricature of two ballet dancers captioned "E l'arte coreografica raggiungerà il non plus ultra del genere"] -- Wie man ein Ausstattungsstück macht; [numbered 4 at upper right]; 1864 / [initaled on stone] VK [?] ; druck v. Reiffenstein & Rösch, Wien -- Genus - Ballantes; Il Trovatore, Feb. 1873 [handwritten] / di Linneo - Teja -- Al ballo, no. 41; [includes a comic dialogue in Italian between a woman and a man with snail shells on their heads] / Lit. Paris -- Music-hall : Pas-de-deux [two female dancers, with satirical caption in French; on sheet with three other cartoons] / [signed] Mars [?].
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX The 20-25
TopicsDancers -- Caricatures and cartoonsBallet dancers -- Caricatures and cartoons
NotesContent: Title devised by cataloger.Acquisition: Vivandière des Zouaves, Profezia per l'anno 1863, Wie man ein Ausstattungsstück macht, Music-hall : Pas-de-deux Gift; Lillian Moore.Acquisition: Al ballo Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.Biographical/historical: Draner was the pseudonym of the artist Jules Renard, a Belgian-born painter, illustrator, and caricaturist who also worked as a stage designer for various European theatres. He produced numerous lithographs of military subjects in Paris in the 1860s.Biographical/historical: Strenna del fischietto was a satirical periodical published in Torino, Italy. Il trovatore, a journal published in Milano, covered literary, artistic, and theatrical subjects.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 6 prints : chiefly lithograph, color or black and white ; 39 x 32 cm. or smaller
DescriptionCollection culled from a variety of sources, chiefly dating from the nineteenth century. These prints depict theatrical dancers in humorous situations, or comment drolly on their vagaries.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825771492NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760348Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec8f6d50-0104-0135-75a0-79b0ffb7d99e
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