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Tarantella in prints [graphic].

Title
Tarantella in prints [graphic].
Publication
[18--?]

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Still imageSupervised useAvailable*MGZFX Tar 1-7Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Description
  • 1 print : engraving, b&w; 14 x 16 cm., on mount 23 x 29 cm.
  • 1 print : lithograph, b&w ;
  • 2 prints : lithograph, hand-colored ;
  • 3 prints : aquatint, b&w or one color ;
Donor/Sponsor
Dance Committee Purchase Fund.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Aquatints.
  • Engravings.
  • Lithographs.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
Funding (note)
  • The tarantella (Adcock after Uwins) purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Source (note)
  • Cia Fornaroli.
Biography (note)
  • The tarantella is an Italian folk dance and musical form said to be named after the region of Taranto and/or after the insect called the tarantula or wolf spider, the effects of whose venomous bite were supposedly counteracted by frenzied dancing.
Contents
La tarantella [female dancer] -- Tarantella napoletana [title handwritten in pencil] / Fernimi [?] dipinse; Gal. Canadelli -- Tarantella [title handwritten in ink] -- Napoli. Ballo della tarantella / Lit. Gatti e Dura -- The tarantella; London, J. Hogarth, 1845? / [painted by] T[homas] Unwins, R.A.; [engraved by] G. Adcock -- Tarentella [sic], Salon de 1890 / [signed] Edouard Sain; E. Sain -- [Copy of Sain's painting, without captions].
Call Number
*MGZFX Tar 1-7
Title
Tarantella in prints [graphic].
Imprint
[18--?]
Summary
Depictions of the tarantella in prints culled from various sources, chiefly dating from the nineteenth century. Most of the prints show dancing couples, often playing castanets or the tambourine, and often in an outdoor setting.
Funding
The tarantella (Adcock after Uwins) purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Biography
The tarantella is an Italian folk dance and musical form said to be named after the region of Taranto and/or after the insect called the tarantula or wolf spider, the effects of whose venomous bite were supposedly counteracted by frenzied dancing.
Local Note
Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Source
La tarantella, Tarantella napoletana Gift; Cia Fornaroli.
Added Author
Adcock, G. (George), 1803-1850 or 1851. Engraver
Sain, Edouard Alexandre, 1830-1910. Artist
Uwins, Thomas, 1782-1857. Artist
Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division. Funder
Added Title
Dance Committee Purchase Fund.
Research Call Number
*MGZFX Tar 1-7
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