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Polichinelle et grotesques.

Image ID: 1532559

Polichinelle et grotesques. ([1823])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Polichinelle et grotesques.


: Villain, François Le -- Lithographer

Additional Name(s)

: Thomas, Antoine Jean-Baptiste, 1791-1834 -- Artist

Published Date

: [1823]


: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: Lithograph, line border: 9.2 x 28.9 cm.; entire sheet: 28 x 42.2 cm.


: Plate 4 from the album Un an a Rome. A double lithograph after drawings by Antoine Jean Baptiste Thomas. Upper lithograph, Polichinelle et Grotesques, signed lower left: Thomas. lower lithograph, entitled Loges de Theatre, signed lower left: Thomas. At right: Lith. de Villain. Note 2.) Upper portion of print depicts a pair of acrobats at extreme left and right. A Pulcinella, arms upraised, watches a couple dancing at center. The woman is poised on left pointe. The man is finishing a sauté in arabesque. Note 3.) Lower portion of print (10.4 x 21.3 cm.) depicts a partial view of four boxes in a theater, ostensibly in Rome. The occupants three boxes gaze out into various parts of the theater. The of curtains of the fourth box are completely drawn.


: Prints depicting dance / Theatrical dancers in groups or more than two but not in a ballet or theatrical dance scene


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

Catalog Call Number

: *MGZFC Vil F Pol 1

Digital ID

: 1532559

Record ID

: 854864

Digital Item Published

: 9-21-2006; updated 6-5-2012

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