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Title
Premiere journée: marche du Roy, et ses chevaliers ...
Additional title: Festes et divertissements du roy à Versailles
Additional title: Plaisirs de l'isle enchantée
Names
Silvestre, Israël, 1621-1691 (Engraver)
Silvestre, Israël, 1621-1691 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1673
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFY Sil I Pla 1
Topics
Plaisirs de l'îsle enchantée (Choreographic work)
Pageants -- France -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Israel Silvestre, del, et sculp. et ex. cum privil[egio] Regis.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Caption subtitle reads in full: Marche du Roy, et ses chevaliers avec toutes leurs suittes au tour du Camp, de la course de bague representant Roger, et les austres Chevaliers enchantez dans l'Isle d'Alcine.
Content: Probably a plate from Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée, ou, Les festes et divertissements du Roy à Versailles, published in Paris by L'Imprimerie royale, 1673-1679.
Citation/reference: For more information on Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée, see: Gellman, Lola B. and Wein, Jo Ann, The four arts in the Baroque: an exhibition of prints and books, New York, Queensborough Community College, 1982.
Funding: Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Acquisition: Purchase; C. & J. Goodfriend, 2010.
Biographical/historical: Les plaisirs de l'isle enchantée was a seven-day series of entertainments held at Versailles, beginning on May 7, 1664. Given in honor of the queen mother, Anne of Austria, and Queen Marie Thérèse, it provided a pretext to display the power and wealth of the court of Louis XIV.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : etching, black and white ; 35 x 49 cm., plate mark 28 x 42 cm.
Description
Scene from an entertainment presented at Versailles in May 1664. In a grand procession that includes a pageant car, King Louis XIV and the nobles of his court, mounted on horseback, circle through the specially designed gardens.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825553759
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18580150
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 612dcbd0-0108-0135-65f3-08705426d6f1
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

  • 1621: Creator Born
  • 1673: Issued
  • 1691: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Premiere journée" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1673. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fba0d160-06a5-0135-7923-5b879d34f1e5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Premiere journée" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fba0d160-06a5-0135-7923-5b879d34f1e5

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1673). Premiere journée Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fba0d160-06a5-0135-7923-5b879d34f1e5

Wikipedia Citation

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Premiere journée