The Dancing Lesson

Charles Joseph Flipartca. 1741-1745

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States

  • Title: The Dancing Lesson
  • Creator: Charles Joseph Flipart after Pietro Longhi, under direction of Joseph Wagner
  • Date Created: ca. 1741-1745
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, lower right: “Giusep. Flipart sculp. Wagner dir. et Vende Venezia” with full inscription
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1957
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on laid paper
  • Keywords: dance, dancers, genre, Rococo
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Sheet dimensions: 440 mm x 349 mm (17.32 in. x 13.74 in.).
  • Bibliography: Pignatti, “Longhi” (1969) fig. 35 and pp. 93–94, see also plates 40 and 41 and pp. 28–30
  • Associated People: Created by Charles Joseph Flipart (French, 1721-1797), Engraved under the direction of Joseph Wagner (German, 1706-1780), After Pietro Longhi (Italian, ca. 1701 - 1785)
  • Accession Number: 1957.19.2