- Stipple, sepia-toned; oval image: 13.2 x 16 cm.
- Lincoln Kirstein Collection.
- H. Repton Esq.'r del.
- French dancing master, wearing powdered wig with projecting side curls, coat with skirt cut away towards back, knee breeches, buckled shoes; he is standing at an angle, his weight on one foot, as he plays a pochette. His pupil, a young girl of about eight years of age, delicately holds her skirt with both hands as she imitates his stance.
- Four lines below, beginning: "Do I point the toe right, Monsieur?" The teacher's response is in broken English.
- Call Number
- *MGZFD Rep H Lon 1
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818.
The London school master.
London, publish'd by Bull & Jeffryes, Ludgate Hill, 1st July 1788.
- Local Note
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- Connect to:
- Local Subject
Prints (Graphic arts) -- 18th century.
Dance -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Social dancing -- 18th century.
- Added Title
Lincoln Kirstein Collection.
- Research Call Number
*MGZFD Rep H Lon 1