Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794): d'après une gravure du temps

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Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794): d'après une gravure du temps
Names
Gillot (Engraver)
David, Jacques Louis, 1748-1825 (Associated name)
Plon, Henri (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840 - 1849 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gil Vue 1
Topics
Liberty trees -- France -- Paris
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Gillot.
Caption title.
Signed on matrix. The artist's full name has not been identified.
Citation/reference: At lower right: Réimpression de l'Ancien Moniteur. T. XX, page 702.
Acquisition: Purchased with general book funds; C. Mas, March 1989.
Biographical/historical: The Festival of the Supreme Being was intended to inaugurate a deist state religion for the new French Republic.
Biographical/historical: Print based on an etching titled Vue de la montagne elevée au champ de la Reunion pour la fête qui y a êté célebrée en l'honneur de l'Etre Suprême le decadi 20 prairial de l'an 2.me de la République française, published ca. 1794. This print was published as part of Réimpression de l'Ancien Moniteur, a reissue of the French periodical Le Moniteur universel, which appeared in 32 volumes between 1840 and 1845.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : 18 x 25 cm., image 14 x 21 cm.
Description
Depiction of the Festival of the Supreme Being, ordered by Robespierre and designed by Jacques-Louis David, celebrated in Paris on the twentieth day of Prairial in Year II (June 8, 1794). A procession comprised of members of the Convention ascends a mountain, topped by a liberty tree, in the Champ-de-la-Réunion (Champ-de-Mars).
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825550607
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759728
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 80e36320-88f9-0134-6acf-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5b19f10-8cb7-0134-dedd-00505686a51c

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5b19f10-8cb7-0134-dedd-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1849). Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794) Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b5b19f10-8cb7-0134-dedd-00505686a51c

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Vue de la montagne élevée au champ de la Réunion pour la fête célébrée en l'honneur de l'Être Suprême le 20 prairial an II (8 juin 1794)