Dancing coupleAdditional title: Tiré du cabinet de Monsieur le Brun, d'après le tableau original de Bra-Kemburg
NamesStagnon, Antonio Maria, 1751-1805 (Engraver)Brakenberg, Richard, 1650-1703 (Artist)Le Brun, Jean-Baptiste-Pierre, 1748-1813 (Associated name)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1770 - 1779 (Approximate)Place: ParisPublisher: Basan et Poignant
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Sta M Dan 1
TopicsBallroom dancing -- 17th century
NotesStatement of responsibility: peint par Reinier Bra-kemburg ; gravé a l'eau forte et burin par M.A. Stagnon de Travelone.Title devised by cataloger.Captioned: Tiré du cabinet de Monsieur le Brun, d'après le tableau original de Bra-Kemburg, grand[eu]r de 8. pou[ces] 6. lig. sur 7. pou[ces] 6 lig. de large.Written on the verso in an unknown hand: Netherlands.Biographical/historical: According to the British Museum, which holds a copy of this print, this image was published as part of the Galerie des peintres flamands, hollandais et allemands. Jean Baptiste Pierre Le Brun, the "Monsieur Le Brun" of this print's caption, directed the execution of the Galerie, which contained reproductions of Flemish, Dutch, and German paintings, engraved by various artists chiefly between 1777 and 1790. Originally issued in parts, the prints were published in three volumes beginning in 1792. The British Museum identifies the artist as the Dutch painter Richard Brakenburgh; alternate forms of his name appear as Brakenberg, Brakenburg, or Reiner Brakenbourg.
Physical DescriptionEngravingsEtchingsExtent: 1 print :etching, engraving, b&w ;44 x 29 cm., plate mark 25 x 20 cm.
DescriptionReproductive print. Depiction of a dancing couple and observers in seventeenth-century attire. The presence of a man holding a goblet and a seated woman holding a flask suggests that the scene is a convivial gathering.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825552236NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759784Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b94d1780-0104-0135-0b1c-63b3d03595ef
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