Flore. [/] La Tirolienne. [/] La Napolitaine. [/] La Bayadere. [/] La Naiade. [/] Marie Taglioni [Facsimile signature].
Published by J. Dickinson. New Bond Street, Aug.t 1831.
Set of six proof lithographs laid on India paper with large margins. Very scarce. Printed area: 212 x 141mm (8¼ x 5½") each.
A rare set of six proof lithographs of renowned ballet dancer Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) depicted in some of the roles that have established her as a central figure in the history of European dance. After A.E.Chalon, by R.J. Lane. Taglioni was one of the most celebrated ballerinas of the romantic ballet, and cultivated her skill primarily at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, and at the Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique of the Paris Opera Ballet. She later took a three-year contract in Saint Petersburg with the Imperial Ballet.
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