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Title
Hommage à la Liberté
Names
Chereau, Jacques-François, 1742-1794 (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1792
Place: Paris
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFH Che J Hom 1
Topics
Dance -- France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
Dance -- France -- 18th century
Bastille Day
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: A Paris chez J. Chereau Rue St. Jacques aux 2 Colonnes No. 257. Lower left and right: Verse 6 of La Marseillaise. Possibly engraved by Jacques-François Chereau.
Reproduction: Cf. *MGS (French) 89-2194. Chazin-Bennahum, Judith. Dance in the shadow of the guillotine, 1988. Reproduction, p. 101.
Physical Description
Engraving
Extent: Engraving, hand-colored, image: 28 x 39 cm.
Description
Depicts a symbolic fête around a statue of Liberty. People offer wreaths, garlands and baskets of roses, singing La Marseillaise. A red Revolutionary cap has been placed on the staff in Liberty's right hand.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906045162-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12169396
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ce577a0-1e97-0133-9cd6-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1742: Creator Born
  • 1792: Issued
  • 1794: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Hommage à la Liberté" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1792. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ab996ed0-1ea3-0133-d9ce-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Hommage à la Liberté" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ab996ed0-1ea3-0133-d9ce-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1792). Hommage à la Liberté Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ab996ed0-1ea3-0133-d9ce-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Hommage à la Liberté