Fancy-dress ball in Bonn's Residence Theatre (1754).
Clemens August, Prince Elector and Archbishop of
Cologne as host. Beethoven's grandfather among the
musicians and Giacomo Casanova on the balustrade.
Woman at the loom,behind her a woman spinning and,
facing her,a female musician and two women with
raised arms.Detail of an earthenware vessel with stamp
decoration from Sopron, Hungary. See 07-01-03/16,
also 07-01-03/16. Overall height: 41.5 cm
Marguerite de Valois ("La Reine Margot),1553-1615,
dancing la Volta at the Valois Court.
Grosstadt - Big town, center panel.
Wood, distemper (1927-1928)
181 x 201 cm
Back wall of the Tomb of the Lionesses, Tarquinia, Italy; around 530-520 BCE. Below the lionesses is a large krater with two musicians playing lyre and twin pipes. They are accompanied by dancers.
Dancers, musicians, and singers.
Terracotta plate (8th-7th BCE)
with figurative relief
Diameter 4.8 cm
L'etoile, ou danseuse sur la scene
(The star, or dancer on the stage)
58.4 x 42 cm
Vienna Burgtheatre (Court Theatre),staircase (left):
Antique theatre in Taormina,1884-87.
Detail of 40-17-06.See also 40-17-05/59,60 and
40-17-06/64-70.The woman in red robe,with tamburine,
is famous actress Charlotte Wolter.
Young woman dancing to the tune of a double flute
(aulos), played by a young man.
Red-figured oenochoe, around 450-440 BCE
The Vienna Opera-Ball is the culminating point of
the lively "Fasching"-carnival season. For the ball,
a dance-floor is laid over the seats of the Opera.
A young couple takes time out.
Fete de la Rosiere (also: Farmers' Wedding)
A dancing party.
Oakwood, 41,5 x 54 cm
Fete dans une auberge - party in a tavern.
Canvas, 117 x 161 cm
The Party in the Country.
Krishna and Radha dancing in the rain with three girl musicians. India; Rajasthani miniature painting, 17th century.
Two musicians in gothic clothes follow the dancers.
Detail of 16-01-04/19,mural in the knights' hall of
Runkelstein castle,showing ladies and knights in a
roundelay, a medieval dance.
The wedding dance.
Oil on oakwood (ca. 1600)
49 x 66 cm
An die Schoenheit - To beauty.
Inv. G 1340
War-dance, accompanied by a flutist.
Center medallion of a red-figured cup
(first half 5th BCE).
Inv. G 136
Opening waltz of the Vienna Opera Ball.
The elegant ball at the Opera, when a dance
floor is laid over the rows of chairs, is
the highlight of the Vienna carnival season.
Carlotta Zambelli, (1875-1968). Her career lasted from
1894 to 1930, the longest at the Paris Opera. As a
ballet teacher she formed several generations of
Pastel by Claudie Chamerot, 1897
Costume sketch for the Greek Dance from "Cleopatra"
by Alexander Arensky,1910.
Watercolour and pencil on paper.