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Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour

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Title
Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour
Additional title: Ninette à la cour
Names
Vestris, Gaëtan, 1729-1808 (creator)
Roberts, James, 1753-approximately 1809
Thornthwaite, J., 1740?-
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Place: London
Publisher: publish'd for Bells British Theatre, April 9th
Date Issued: 1781
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves G Nin 1
Shelf locator: *MGZFB Ves G Nin 1
Topics
Ninette à la cour (Choreographic work : Vestris after Gardel)
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 18th century
Ballet -- England -- 18th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
J. Roberts del., Thornthwaite sc.
Gaetano Vestris in his version of Ninette à la cour, premiered at the King's Theatre, London, February 22, 1781.
Full-length, head in profile to the left, right arm extended to side; wearing elaborate plumed hat, justaucorps, puffed sleeves, knee breeches.
Cf. *R-*MGTI Victoria and Albert Museum. Ballet designs. 1967. Reproduction and commentary.
Physical Description
Engraving,
Extent: Image 14.1 x 9.2 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149050
Other local Identifier: NYPY737064535-F
Other local Identifier: oi_[psnypl_dan_1524]
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 764ff7f0-7888-0130-32ed-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1729: Creator Born
  • 1781: Place
  • 1808: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1781. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f59b80b0-7de3-0130-324f-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f59b80b0-7de3-0130-324f-58d385a7b928

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1781). Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f59b80b0-7de3-0130-324f-58d385a7b928

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Signor Vestris Senr. in the character of the Prince in the grand pantomime [sic] ballet (call'd) Ninette à la cour