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Quadrilles, La Finale.

Image ID: 1610066

Quadrilles, La Finale. (ca. 1829)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Quadrilles, La Finale.

Published Date

: ca. 1829


: Etchings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: print : etching, approx. 8.07 x 13 in.


: Caricature (cropped) primarily satirizing the hair styles of the day. Two couples performing a quadrille figure. The dancers are leaning back, their weight on their left foot; their right hand is extended toward their respective partner. The women are wearing towering coiffeures bedecked with flowers and bows. Note 2.) Four lines of verse by Milton: Sport, that wrinkled care derides/Fashion's showing off besides/Come and trip it as you go/On the light fantastick toe.

Standard Reference

: TL 07.05.022

Source Description

: print : etching, approx. 8.07 x 13 in.


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Catalog Call Number

: *MGZFD Qua 8

Digital ID

: 1610066

Record ID

: 1748196

Digital Item Published

: 10-22-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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