Image: Ballet 1582

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Description: Representation of a Ballet before Henri III. and his Court, in the Gallery of the Louvre. Re-engraving from an original on Copper in theBallet comique de la Royne by Balthazar de Beaujoyeulx (Paris: Ballard,1582). According to T.E. Lawrenson, The French Stage and Playhouse in the Seventeenth Century (2nd ed., 1986), p. 184, this performance took place in the Petit Bourbon.
Title: Ballet 1582
Credit: Figure 398 in Paul Lacroix, aka Bibliophile Jacob (1874). Manners, Customs, and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period, available freely at Project Gutenberg . Original engraving printed by Ballard as 'Figure de la Salle' in Balet comique de la Royne, faict aux nopces de Monsieur le Duc de Joyeuse & madamoyselle de Vaudemont sa sœur. Par Baltasar de Beaujoyeulx, valet de chambre du Roy, & de la Royne sa mere, 1582. Page 4 recto (unpaged) at Gallica.
Author: Jacques Patin (15..–1587)
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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