Posted 10 April 2002 - 04:43 PM
I still think your book would be interesting to read.
Posted 10 April 2002 - 04:33 PM
Posted 26 March 2002 - 06:39 AM
I remember seeing photos of Taglioni. She looked as though she were at the end of her dancing days, or maybe retired.
I wonder if Cerrito too is at the end of her performance years in those two photos.
She is certainly different then the romantic image portrayed in the Chalon and Bouvier lithographs.
I would love to see real photos of Elssler and Grahn and Grisi. Does anyone know where these exist?
Posted 11 April 2002 - 06:25 AM
Posted 10 April 2002 - 07:50 PM
Posted 10 April 2002 - 05:56 PM
The Balletinas is by Parmenia Migel, published in 1972 by Macmillan Co.
Another book you would like is The Romantic Ballet, from Batsford Colour Books. (B.T. Batsford, LTD) Intro by Sacheverell Sitwell. It is a small book, published in 1948. I also found that in a used book store. It's mostly just the lithographs, with some text. But lots of wonderful pictures of the lithographs.
Posted 10 April 2002 - 05:22 PM
Posted 10 April 2002 - 05:32 PM
Posted 09 May 2002 - 05:05 PM
Posted 09 May 2002 - 05:02 PM
the NYC Public Library dance collection has many,many
photographs.A limited number of the photos have been
digitalized and can be view from your computer with
The NYCPL catolog internet address is
once you get to the above page click dance collection
link then you can search by author,subject,etc.
Posted 09 April 2002 - 11:00 PM
it's in the "Courante" section
3 more performances this week at SFB
And again, back to Cerrito.....
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