Taglioni. La Sylphide.
Published by David Bogue. Fleet Street, Decr. 2, 1844.
Steel engraving. 265 x 185mm. 10½ x 7¼". Small tear upper right-hand corner. Some surface rubbing.
Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) was a fanous Italian/Swedish ballerina of the Romantic ballet era, a central figure in the history of European dance. Marie rose to fame as a danceuse when her father created the balled La Sylphide for her in 1832.
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