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Title
Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoons
Additional title: Types militaires
Additional title: Fischietto
Additional title: Trovatore
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
France, 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 locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX The 20-25
Topics
Dancers -- Caricatures and cartoons
Ballet dancers -- Caricatures and cartoons
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Lithographs
Extent: 6 prints : chiefly lithograph, color or black and white ; 39 x 32 cm. or smaller
Description
Collection 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 Resource
Still image
Languages
Italian
German
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825771492
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19760348
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec8f6d50-0104-0135-75a0-79b0ffb7d99e
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

  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoons" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8f7b2c0-029c-0135-0061-27933d1b723c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoons" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8f7b2c0-029c-0135-0061-27933d1b723c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoons Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a8f7b2c0-029c-0135-0061-27933d1b723c

Wikipedia Citation

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Theatrical dancers in caricatures and cartoons