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Bal masqué à l'Opéra

Title
Bal masqué à l'Opéra [graphic] / Eugene Lami ; J.B. Allen.
Author
Allen, James Baylis, 1803-1876.
Publication
Paris : Aubert & Com[pag]nie, 1842.

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Description
1 print : etching, engraving, b&w; 17 x 26 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Dance Committee Purchase Fund.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Engravings.
Note
  • Caption title.
Funding (note)
  • Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Biography (note)
  • The French painter and lithographer Eugène Lami frequently made illustrations of nineteenth-century Parisian life and society. He is probably best remembered in the dance world, however, as the costume designer for Filippo Taglioni's groundbreaking ballet La sylphide (1832), in which Marie Taglioni, in the title role, wore the long white bell-shaped tutu that became the uniform of the Romantic ballet.
Call Number
*MGZFX Alle J Bal 1
OCLC
825552772
Author
Allen, James Baylis, 1803-1876. Engraver
Title
Bal masqué à l'Opéra [graphic] / Eugene Lami ; J.B. Allen.
Imprint
Paris : Aubert & Com[pag]nie, 1842.
Summary
Scene of a masked ball attended by an enormous crowd, whose collective actions are tumultous rather than elegant.
Funding
Purchased with funds from the Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
Biography
The French painter and lithographer Eugène Lami frequently made illustrations of nineteenth-century Parisian life and society. He is probably best remembered in the dance world, however, as the costume designer for Filippo Taglioni's groundbreaking ballet La sylphide (1832), in which Marie Taglioni, in the title role, wore the long white bell-shaped tutu that became the uniform of the Romantic ballet.
Local Note
Cataloging funds provided by Friends of Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
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Added Author
Lami, Eugène Louis, 1800-1890. Artist
Committee for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division. Funder
Added Title
Dance Committee Purchase Fund.
Research Call Number
*MGZFX Alle J Bal 1
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