La RigolbochomanieAdditional title: selections
NamesVernier, Charles, 1831-1887 (Artist)Maison Martinet (Paris, France) (Publisher)Lithographie Destouches Paris (Lithographer)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1850Place: ParisPublisher: Maison Martinet
Table of Contents7. Une dame qu'on ne peut pas accuser d'être trop légèrement vêtue -- 18. Dans un magasin de modes. Madame est au bal, elle nous a recommandé de bien travailler pendant ce temps-là-- as-tu fini! -- 24. Plaisirs d'été. On a beau dire-- quand on s'est bien échiné a canoter depuis le matin-- , il n'y a rien de tel pour se délasser et se raffaîchir [i.e., rafraîchir?], que de danser la Flambarde pendant une heure ou deux.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Ver C Rig 1-3
TopicsCaricatures and cartoons -- France -- 19th centuryDance
NotesStatement of responsibility: Ch. Vernier.Content: Series caption title.Content: Signed on stone.Numbering: Each plate is numbered at upper right.Biographical/historical: Charles Vernier's La Rigolbochomanie was a collection of satirical cartoons that took its title from the Parisian furor over the cancan dancer Mademoiselle Rigolboche, who was perhaps better known for her scandalous antics than for the refinement of her dancing. The prints in the collection were uncolored; these are hand-colored versions.Biographical/historical: Charles Vernier, a French printmaker and painter, was famed for his caricatures and cartoons, many of which appeared in the satirical journal Le Charivari, an illustrated newspaper published in Paris from 1833 to 1937.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 3 prints : lithograph, hand-colored ;35 x 25 cm. or smaller.
DescriptionHumorous commentaries on life in Paris, some involving dance in various contexts.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825122172NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758985Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a53e410-0105-0135-4298-37c212849c58
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