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Theatrical artists in prints
Fugère, Jean Marie, 1818-1882 (Lithographer)
Lacauchie, Alexandre (Artist)
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830 (Artist)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869 (Engraver)
Madeley, George Edward (Lithographer)
Picart, Charles, ca. 1780-ca. 1837 (Engraver)
Rouargue, Adolphe, b. 1810 (Artist)
Rouargue, Emile, 1795-1865 (Engraver)
Sherlock, William P., b. ca. 1780 (Engraver)
Stothard, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), b. 1797 (Artist)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
Folder 1 (17 items): "Guldfluen." Miss Ænea; [published in] Illustreret Tidende, Nr. 1208 -- Mme. Albert, rôle de la Camargo (pièce de ce nom), Théâtre du Vaudeville; Galerie Théâtrale, pl. 28 / dessiné par A. Rouargue; gravé par E. Rouargue -- Massimo d'Azeglio / Lit. Ballagny e Figli, Firenze -- Mr. Bensley in the character of Pierre, Venice preserved; [published by] T. Lowndes & Partners, 1776 / Edwards ad viv del.; Collyer sculp. -- M Branchu, actrice de l'Opéra -- Céleste Mogador, Céleste Venard, dame Lionel de Mobreton, comtesse de Chabrillan; inscribed "forget me not, Celeste 1874 [?]" -- Mme. Damoreau Cinti; Paris, Mareham / Alex[an]dre. Lacauchie; Lith. de Rigo frères -- Caroline Duprez (L'Etoile du Nord); Les théâtres de Paris, Opéra-Comique / Faivre P.; A. Collette L.; Lith. Prodhomme, Paris -- Mlle. Dutey; Paris, Esnauts et Rapilly / peint en miniature par l'Aine; grave par Le Beau -- Leontine Fay, 1810-1876 / J.M. Fugère sc.; Imp. Fugère, Lyon -- Mr. Francis as Sir George Thunder; Philada., A.R. Poole, 1826 [two copies, one a reproduction] / engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by J. Neagle -- Mrs. Francis as Miss Harlow; Philadelphia, A.R. Poole, 1826 / engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by J. Neagle -- Mr. Garrick and Miss Young [i.e., Elizabeth Pope] in the characters of Tancred and Sigismunda; Tancred and Sigismunda, Act V, scene 3; [published in] 1776 / I. Roberts del.; Thornthwaite sculp. -- Alessandro Guerra [equestrian performer] / P. Bindi Senese dis. dal vero; Lit. Mandolini -- Mrs. Garrick; London, Anthy. Molteno, 1802 / from the original picture by Cath. Reid ... ; engraved by W.P. Sherlock -- Mrs. Garrick, (Ætat 97) / from a scarce etching by George and Robert Cruikshank. Folder 2 (16 items): Miss P. Horton as April [Priscilla Horton, also known as Priscilla Reed] / lithographed by G.E. Madeley -- Miss F.A. Kemble [Fanny Kemble, also known as Frances Arkwright]; Philadelphia, Childs & Inman & S.M. Stewart, 1832 / from Sir Thomas Lawrence P.R.A.; Newsam del.; Childs & Inman Lithrs. -- Mectal fils dans Guillaume Tell (Mr. Lafeuillade), (Te. Rl. de l'Opéra Comique) / Lith. de Engelmann, Paris -- Leopoldine Lesensky -- Melle. le Verd [Emilie Leverd], rôle de Roxelane, dans les trois Sultanes -- Mata Hari, danseuse indoue [3 images on 1 sheet]; L'Art du Théâtre, 1905 / Cl. Boyer; gravé par Chauvet -- Ménier, artiste de l'Ambigu Comique, rôle d'Almanzor dans Abenhamet, no. 15; Paris, Noël ainé / [signed on stone] D. Colin [?]; Lithog. de H. [?] Noël -- Senorita Otero [Caroline Otero] -- Henry Placide [facsimile signature] / eng. by E.G. Williams & Bro. NY -- Mr. Smith as Orson in the Iron chest / drawn by R.T. Stothard; engraved by Chas. Picart -- Auguste Taglioni; Verlag der Dürr'schen Buchh. / nach einer Photographie; stich u. druck v. Weger, Leipzig -- Talma, dans Manlius Capitolinus, no. 47, Théâtre Français, tragédie; Paris, Martinet / Dunant del. -- Melle. Marie Thiery, "La Flamenca"; L'Art du Théâtre, 1904 / Cl. Cautin et Berger; gravé par Chauvet -- [Three leaves from an unidentified publication by Gio Ricordi, Milano, numbered T. XVI, 22, and T. XXIII; each contains four portrait heads with descriptive text, for a total of twelve subjects, labeled as:] Giovanni Coralli, Luigi Costa, Nicola Molinari, Luigi Henry, Nicola de Grecis, Giuseppe Naldi, Taglioni Peraud, Salvatore Taglioni, Gaetano Gioja, Paolo Landriani, Alessand[r]o Sanquirico, Salvatore Viganò.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX The 26-58
Azeglio, Massimo d', 1798-1866
Bensley, Robert, 1742-1817
Chabrillan, Céleste Vénard de, comtesse, 1824-1909
Cinti-Damoreau, Laure, 1801-1863
Francis, William, 1756 or 7-1826
Francis, Mrs., -1834
Garrick, David, 1717-1779
Pope, Elizabeth, ca. 1740-1797
Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822
Reed, Priscilla, 1818-1895
Arkwright, Frances, 1787-1849
Mata Hari, 1876-1917
Otero, Caroline, 1868-1965
Placide, Henry P., 1799-1870
Smith, O., 1786-1855
Taglioni, Auguste, 1832-1911
Talma, François Joseph, 1763-1826
Coralli, Eugène, 1779-1854
Henry, Louis, 1766-1836
De Grecis, Nicola, 1773-approximately 1826
Naldi, Giuseppe, 1770-1820
Taglioni-Peraud, Adelaide, active 1824-1826
Taglioni, Salvatore, 1789-1868
Gioja, Gaetano, 1764-1826
Landriani, Paolo, 1754-1839
Sanquirico, Alessandro, 1777-1849
Viganò, Salvatore, 1769-1821
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: Miss Ænea, M Branchu, Mr. Francis (two copies), Mrs. Francis, Mrs. Garrick (print after Cruikshanks), Miss F.A. Kemble, Leopoldine Lesensky, Henry Placide, Auguste Taglioni Gift, Lillian Moore.
Acquisition: Mr. Bensley, Mrs. Garrick (W.P. Sherlock print), Mr. Smith Gift, Lincoln Kirstein.
Acquisition: Miss P. Horton Gift, David Mann, 1952.
Acquisition: Caroline Duprez, Melle. le Verd Purchase, Norman Crider, 1970.
Physical Description
Extent: 33 prints : engraving, etching, wood engraving, lithograph, gravure, chiefly black and white ;40 x 36 cm. or smaller
Collection culled from many sources, chiefly dating from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; includes some reproductions. The personalities represented include actors, singers, dancers, and other theatrical performers, as well as creative artists associated with the theatre, depicted in portraits or in action onstage. Among the latter is Massimo Taparelli, marquis d'Azeglio, an Italian statesman, novelist, and painter who composed operas and designed scenery. Also included are three leaves of collective portraits of Italian theatre personalities, among them the choreographers Jean Coralli, Louis Henry, Salvatore Taglioni, Gaetano Gioja, and Salvatore Viganò. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by the subject's surname.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 826638778
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19763077
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee40a630-0104-0135-9d38-05746070f550
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1700: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1818: Creator Born
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
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Theatrical artists in prints