Pair of Hand Coloured Ballet Engravings 1865 (1 of 4)
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Pair of Hand Coloured Ballet Engravings 1865

Ref: HEA/Ballet / LA70996

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Description

1.Mlle, Salle, reign of Charles XV, 1730, Marie Salle was a French ballet dancer who debuted in Paris in 1721, and enjoyed a successful career in London and Paris until her retirement in 1740,

2.Marie-Anne Cupis de Camargo (1710-1770) was one of the most famous ballerinas of the eighteenth century and the first great virtuoso of the Paris Opera. Born in Brussels, the daughter of a dance master, Mademoiselle de Camargo was brought to Paris at a young age to study under Mademoiselle Prévost.

Handcoloured steel engraving by Hippolyte Pauquet after Nicolas Lancret from the Pauquet Brothers' Modes et Costumes Historiques (Historical Fashions and Costumes), Paris, 1865, Hippolyte (b, 1797) and Polydor Pauquet (b, 1799) ran a successful publishing house in Paris in the 19th century, specializing in illustrated books on costume, birds, butterflies, anatomy and natural history.


Condition

Mounted, no defects

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