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Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids

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Title
Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids
Additional title: Gara delle quattro stagioni
Names
Della Bella, Stefano, 1610-1664 (Engraver)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

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

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1652 (Inferred)
Place: Modena
Issuance: single unit
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-17 Bel S Gar 1
Topics
Sports tournaments -- Italy -- Modena
Pageants -- Italy
17th century
Gara delle quattro stagioni [1652] (Choreographic work)
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Five groups of dancers holding torches and forming human pyramids. One of 14 pieces from La gara delle quattro stagioni, The competition of the seasons, an equestrian tournament presented in Modena for the visit of the Archdukes Ferdinand Charles and Sigismund Francis and the Archduchess Anne of Tuscany.-Cf. MDDF Vesme, A. de. Le peintre-graveur italien. no. 64.
Statement of responsibility: Written on etching in lower left corner: SDBella f.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 31.7 x 22.9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12148526
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9565b760-8829-0130-15ca-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

  • 1610: Creator Born
  • 1652: Issued
  • 1664: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1652. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c05609d0-9b05-0130-90ac-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c05609d0-9b05-0130-90ac-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1652). Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c05609d0-9b05-0130-90ac-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Acrobatic dancers in human pyramids