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Title
Bellerofonte
Names
Giorgi, G (Engraver)
Torelli, Giacomo, 1608-1678 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1642
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gior G Bel 1
Topics
Sacrati, Francesco -- Bellerofonte
Opera -- Italy -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [typed on verso: engraving by G. Giorgi [after] Giacomo Torelli].
Acquisition: Gift; Robert L.B. Tobin, 1984.
Biographical/historical: Bellerofonte, a "drama musicale" with music by Francesco Sacrati and libretto by Vincenzo Nolfi, was presented in Venice in 1642. Its story was based on the Greek myth of the hero Bellerophon, who killed the monster called the Chimera. Giacomo Torelli, an Italian stage designer, engineer, and architect, introduced the use of an enclosed room in this production.
Physical Description
Engravings
Extent: 1 print ; 29 x 36 cm., plate mark 25 x 33 cm.
Description
Set design for Act II, Scene 3, depicting a deserted island, with Venus's temple in the sky. Possibly a halftone reproduction.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825067549
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758155
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 858a0f20-88f9-0134-62fd-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

  • 1642: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bellerofonte" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1642. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4cf5ee0-8cb7-0134-44a4-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bellerofonte" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4cf5ee0-8cb7-0134-44a4-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1642). Bellerofonte Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4cf5ee0-8cb7-0134-44a4-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Bellerofonte