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Bal de l'Opéra

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Bal de l'Opéra
Provost, A., active 1834-1855 (Attributed name)
Bry, Auguste, 1805- (Printer of plates)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Ledot J[eu]ne
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Pro A Bal 1
Masquerades -- France -- 19th century
Statement of responsibility: Provost del. et lith.
Caption title.
At top of image: Paris.
Numbering: Below image: 40.
Statement of responsibility: Imp. Auguste Bry.
Acquisition: Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Biographical/historical: A copy of this print is held by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, which gives it the conjectural date 1830?
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph on tinted ground, b&w ; 25 x 32 cm.
Depiction of a crowded masquerade ball, among them figures costumed as clowns or Pierrots, at the Paris Opéra. The participants have apparently abandoned all pretense of elegant behavior.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 825554144
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759851
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a781f1e0-89be-0134-698e-00505686a51c
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

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Born
  • 1855: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bal de l'Opéra" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3d62ee0-8cc7-0134-9e61-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bal de l'Opéra" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3d62ee0-8cc7-0134-9e61-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). Bal de l'Opéra Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d3d62ee0-8cc7-0134-9e61-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Bal de l'Opéra