Mlle. Bigottini. La Tarentelle.3. L'Opera.
Paris, publié par J. Bulla et F. Delarue, 10 rue JJ Rousseau. Imp. Lemercier. London pub.15 June 1844 by the Anaglyphic Company, 25 Berners St. Oxford St.
Fine coloured lithograph, rare 369 x 267mm. 14½ x 10½".
Émilie Bigottini (1784-1858) was a French dancer of Italian ancestry. She entered the Opera de Paris in 1801 and led its company until her retirement in 1823, distinguishing herself in the ballets of Louis Milon. Napoleon I of France was one of her fervent admirers. From 'Les annales de l'Opéra ou Recueil des premières danseuses'.
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