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Prints depicting dance

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Larue, André-Léon (Artist)

Prints depicting dance


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1832 (Questionable)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Man L Wal 1
Clothing and dress -- Romania -- Wallachia
Statement of responsibility: L. Mansion.
Biographical/historical: Wallachia is a historical and geographical region, now part of Romania.
Biographical/historical: Probably a plate from Fancy ball dress, published in London by W. Spooner, 1832. The artist was Léon Mansion (the pseudonym of André Léon Larue, 1785-ca. 1834), a French printmaker and painter. The prints depicted national costumes, mainly from European countries.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, hand-colored ; 24 x 20 cm.
Penciled on the verso: Wallachia.
Full-length figure of a woman in ethnic costume. She steps out on her left foot, holding out her apron with both hands. Behind her at left is a less detailed group of women, apparently performing a circle dance; three more women stand at background right. In the distance is a gently sloping mountain peak.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 792749275
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19608398
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c408ee0-fcdf-0132-cc23-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1832: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wallachia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1832. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee0197f0-fce0-0132-adc1-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Wallachia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee0197f0-fce0-0132-adc1-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1832). Wallachia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ee0197f0-fce0-0132-adc1-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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