Paris: [19th century].
324 x 445 mm. + wide margins.
The print depicts an elegant large room in the Villemorien home. Four couples are oerforming a social dance in the center of the image while an orchestra plays in an elevated area at left rear; ladies and gentlemen are engaged in conversation in both the fore- and background. Five large chandeliers hang from the ceiling with candle-lit sconces adorning the walls. One of a pair of engravings, the other titled "Le Concert."
Browning to verso.
See Kinsky: A History of Music in Pictures 227:2. Boucher: Catalogue de l'oeuvre de A. Saint-Aubin 402. Vuillier: La Danse, plate facing p. 152.
An attractive 19th century copy of the original ca. 1780 engraving by Duclos.
Price: $300.00 other currencies