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Bolero dancers
Pigal, Edmé Jean, 1798-1872 (Artist)
Langlumé, Pierre, 1790- (Printer of plates)

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1825
Place: Paris
Publisher: Clement Frères
Table of Contents
Danseuse de Bolero de Madrid, Baylerina Bolera de Madrid, No. 77 -- Danseur de Bolero de Madrid, Baylerin Bolero de Madrid, No. 78.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Pig E Bol 1-2
Bolero (Dance)
Dance -- Spain -- Madrid -- 19th century
Dancers -- Spain -- 19th century
Statement of responsibility: Pigal ; White ; Lith. de Langlumé.
Title devised by cataloger.
Although the prints are signed on stone with the name "White," the artist's full name has not been identified.
At top of both prints: Re. de Nouvelle-Castille.
Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Biographical/historical: These prints may have been published as part of Edmé Jean Pigal's Collection de costumes des diverses provinces de l'Espagne, lith. d'après les dessins originaux par Pigal, which appeared ca. 1825. Other prints from this collection, depicting characteristic costumes from different regions of Spain, may be viewed online at the Biblioteca Digital de Castilla y Léon. Pigal, a French painter, draughtsman, and lithographer, was a prolific creator of pictorial commentaries on Parisian society of his time.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 prints : lithograph, hand-colored ; 35 x 25 cm.
Two prints, each depicting the full-length figure of a Spanish dancer. Both are captured in movement, castanets in hand. The woman gazes downward towards her right foot as she raises her right arm over her head. The man gazes downward at his left foot and crosses his left arm over his body.
Type of Resource
Still image
Spanish, Castilian
RLIN/OCLC: 825122019
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19759031
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 838285c0-89be-0134-adda-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1825: Issued
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bolero dancers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1825.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Bolero dancers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Bolero dancers