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Title
La perle du Brésil
Names
Chéret, Jules, 1836-1932 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859 (Approximate)
Place: Leipzig
Publisher: Pracht-Album für Theater und Musik
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA Per 1
Topics
Théâtre lyrique (Paris, France)
Dance -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Lillian Moore Collection.
Physical Description
Wood-engraving
Vignettes
Extent: 16.4 x 22.4 cm.
Description
Depicts a jungle in Brazil, with large tropical plants, hanging vines and uprooted trees. Portuguese officers and sailors, about to be attacked by Brazilian warriors, watch as Zora quiets the natives by invoking the god of the forest.A scene from Act III of the March 1858 production of Félicien David's Opera La perle du Brésil, Théâtre-Lyrique, Paris.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
German
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12152712
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY747032403-F
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 24367770-79df-0130-4a9e-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1859: Issued
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La perle du Brésil" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcc7e9f0-7de3-0130-9796-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "La perle du Brésil" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcc7e9f0-7de3-0130-9796-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1859). La perle du Brésil Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bcc7e9f0-7de3-0130-9796-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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La perle du Brésil