Les artistes contemporaines [graphic]

Title
Les artistes contemporaines [graphic] / Llanta.
Author
Llanta, J. F. G. (Jacques François Gaudérique), 1807-1864.
Publication
Paris, chez Bulla, 1832.
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Details

Description
Lithograph,; 43.5 x 33 cm.
Note
  • Lower center: lith. de Lemercier.
  • Signed and dated on stone.
  • An earlier and larger version of the English print "Celebrated French Actresses," *MGZFC P 1.
Biography (note)
  • According to the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, which holds a copy of this print, this was part of a series of off-stage portraits of leading dancers of the Paris Opéra's ballet company in 1832.
Call Number
*MGZFG P 2
Author
Llanta, J. F. G. (Jacques François Gaudérique), 1807-1864.
Title
Les artistes contemporaines [graphic] / Llanta.
Imprint
Paris, chez Bulla, 1832.
Summary
A composite of half-length vignette portraits of Marie Taglioni, Lise Noblet, Mlle Julia, Pauline Montessu, Amélie Legallois, and Alexis Dupont (Mme Alexis).
Biography
According to the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, which holds a copy of this print, this was part of a series of off-stage portraits of leading dancers of the Paris Opéra's ballet company in 1832.
Local Note
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Local Subject
Prints (Graphic arts) -- Ballet -- 19th century.
Ballet -- France -- 19th century.
Research Call Number
*MGZFG P 2
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