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Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti.
Additional title: [Unidentified ballet.]

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Place: Paris?
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFF Aur A U 3
Ballet -- France -- 18th century
Auretti, Anne
Content: Legend: Telle est la célèbre Auretti, / L'ame du Bal, et de la Danse, / A qui le Ciel a departi / Le don de voler en cadance.
Content: In this undated print, Auretti appears to be younger than the subject of Scotin's 1745 London print. Depicts Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti, full length to slight left, head inclined to slight right, arms outstretched, index fingers and thumbs touching, left leg extended to side. Wearing neckband, paniered décollété ball gown, heeled shoes. An outdoor setting, trees in background.
Content: Cf. Winter, Marian Hannah. The Pre-Romantic Ballet, London, 1974, p. 128. Reproduction.
Content: Poor condition: mutilated, cropped.
Physical Description
Extent: Engraving, line border: 41.8 x 29.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY767026391-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12155871
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1485930-c6f4-012f-d166-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1740: Place (Approximate)
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1740 - 1749. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1485930-c6f4-012f-d166-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1485930-c6f4-012f-d166-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1740 - 1749). Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c1485930-c6f4-012f-d166-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

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Anne (or possibly Janneton) Auretti.