Ancient Greek and Roman dancing in prints
NamesAvril, Jean-Jacques, 1744-1831 (Engraver)Granger, Jean Pierre (Artist)Pistolesi, Saverio (Artist)Siemiradzki, Henryk, 1843-1902 (Artist)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate 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 locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Gre 1-6
TopicsDance -- History -- Greece -- To 146 B.CDance -- Rome
NotesTitle devised by cataloger.Acquisition: [Two female dancers], [Three nude women dancing], Faune dansant, The companions of Tiberius at Capri Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Physical DescriptionEngravingsEtchingsPhotogravuresExtent: 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.
DescriptionDepictions 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 ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825550731NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759734Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b435d60-88f9-0134-a5c4-00505686a51c
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