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Title
Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints
Names
Avril, Jean-Jacques, 1744-1831 (Engraver)
Granger, Jean Pierre (Artist)
Pistolesi, Saverio (Artist)
Siemiradzki, Henryk, 1843-1902 (Artist)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1800 - 1899 (Approximate)
Table of Contents
[Two female dancers, one with wreaths, one with a tambourine, accompanied by a kithara player] -- [Study of a fragment of a vase-painting? depicting two men and two women; the woman at far right throws her head back in a maenad-like pose; penciled at bottom are the words "Istituto [?] of the dance at Sparta"] -- [Three nude women dancing in a landscape, accompanied by Eros or Cupid on the kithara] / J.M. [?] Moreau inv.; P. Buquoy sculp. -- Faune dansant / dessiné par Granger; gravé par J.J. Avril -- Due danzatrici, dipinto di Pompei; Danseuse, peintre de Pompei, v. 1, t. XXVI / Saverio Pistolesi del. sculp. -- The companions of Tiberius at Capri; Gebbie & Co., 1887 / [signed] H. Siemiradzki; H. Siemeradsky pinx.; gravure, Gebbie & Husson.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Gre 1-6
Topics
Dance -- History -- Greece -- To 146 B.C
Dance -- Rome
Genres
Prints
Notes
Title devised by cataloger.
Acquisition: [Two female dancers], [Three nude women dancing], Faune dansant, The companions of Tiberius at Capri Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical Description
Engravings
Etchings
Photogravures
Extent: 5 prints : engraving, etching, b&w or one-color ; 44 x 33 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 photomechanical print : photogravure, b&w ; 27 x 38 cm., plate mark 23 x 34 cm.
Description
Depictions of ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints culled from various sources, chiefly dating from the nineteenth century. Some represent artworks of ancient origin; others are later interpretations or imaginative recreations of the dances of antiquity.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Italian
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825550731
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759734
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b435d60-88f9-0134-a5c4-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1744: Creator Born
  • 1800: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1831: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ff5c24e0-8cb7-0134-1d8a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ff5c24e0-8cb7-0134-1d8a-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1800 - 1899). Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ff5c24e0-8cb7-0134-1d8a-00505686a51c

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Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints