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Marie Taglioni (Sylphide)
Additional title: Sylphide
Motte, Charles Etienne Pierre, 1785-1836 (Lithographer)
Devéria, Achille, 1800-1857 (Artist)
Barre, Jean Auguste, 1811-1896 (Associated name)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: published by Cattier
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFF Tag M Syl 12
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Taglioni, F)
Taglioni, Marie, 1804-1884
Ballet -- France -- 19th century
Statement of responsibility: Signed lower right: Devéria. At lower left: A. Devéria, del. At lower right: Lith. de C: Motte. Lithograph after a drawing by Achille Devéria, which he based on the statue by Auguste Barre.
Cf. *MGTI+ 83-855. Migel, Parmenia. Great ballet prints of the romantic era, 1981. Reproduction in black and white.
Physical Description
Extent: Lithograph, colored, line border, image: 35 x 24 cm.
Taglioni as the Sylphide is seen performing a jeté en avant, left foot forward, as she travels along a grassy path bordered by roses. Her head is inclined slightly to her right, with her right arm bent at the elbow, towards the left breast. Her left arm is extended in a demi-seconde position, palm downwards. She has butterfly wings, a pale blue ribbon tied at her waist and a wreath of flowers on her head. Her feet are bare.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906009104-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168454
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54d37be0-1e7d-0133-b5a9-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1785: Creator Born
  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1836: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marie Taglioni (Sylphide)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6ea85d0-1e91-0133-bc2e-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Marie Taglioni (Sylphide)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6ea85d0-1e91-0133-bc2e-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). Marie Taglioni (Sylphide) Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c6ea85d0-1e91-0133-bc2e-58d385a7b928

Wikipedia Citation

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Marie Taglioni (Sylphide)