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  • drawing

    A man dancing; seen from behind, wearing a round cap, his hands at his waist Pen and brown ink, and watercolour

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Adriaen van Ostade (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1670-1685
  • drawing

    Studies of two men dancing and of an elderly man leaning on a crutch; whole-length, the two younger dancing men wearing shirts, breeches and hats, both with their left foot forward and arms out at the sides, at right an elderly man with...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Antoine Watteau (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1684-1721
  • drawing

    Figures dancing on the sea shore, one of 68 drawings of birds and fish; men and women seated near barrels at r, fish in the foreground, a dog at left and men unloading cargo from a boat beyond Pen and grey ink and grey wash

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Albert Flamen (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1648-1664
  • drawing

    Landscape with figures dancing; trees with large trunks at left and right, houses in background, at centre a musician playing a lute (?) while a lady and gentleman are dancing and a small poodle is standing on his hind legs Pen and black...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Jacques Callot (Circle/School of)
    • Production date: 1563-1635
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    drawing

    A girl dancing and lifting her skirt; whole-length, slightly to left, looking down to right Black and red chalk, heightened with white

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Thomas Webster (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1815-1886
  • drawing

    'Kathakali dancers, Cochin'; crowd of figures in foreground, dancers and drummers on stage at r, a figure in costume standing at left, other figures sitting on the ground, buildings behind. 1988 Coloured chalks; on two conjoined sheets

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Timothy Hyman (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1988
  • drawing

    Four girls dancing, after a portion of the fresco of the Triumph of the Church through the Works of the Dominican Order, on the E wall of the Spanish Chapel, S Maria Novella, Florence; holding hands and forming a circle. 1836-1839 Graphite,...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Alfred Stevens (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1836-1839
  • drawing

    "Wettin' the floor"; couple dancing outside an inn at left, other figures watching, including those at a table at r. 1851 Brush drawing in brown wash, with watercolour, touched with white, over graphite, on brown paper

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Erskine Nicol (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1851
  • drawing

    A Nautch, Native Dancers at Nizugapatahi Coast of Coromandel East Indies; group of dancers in centre in interior, musicians to right and dancers to left, Captain Lyons seated to left in foreground smoking on long pipe and attended by...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Capt Crockatt (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1801
  • drawing

    A rustic dance; room in inn with group of three men and two women dancing in centre to music of fiddler to left in foreground, figures at table to left and right drinking and talking, small barrel and ladle at feet of fiddler Pen and brown...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: John Masey Wright (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1777-1866
  • print

    The country dance; a couple dancing, a woman playing the tambourine, other countrymen sitting, one of them playing the bagpipes, in a woody landscape with three goats in the foreground; large version. c.1637 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1637
  • print

    The country dance; a couple dancing, a woman playing the tambourine, other countrymen sitting, one of them playing the bagpipes, in a woody landscape; small version. c.1637 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1637
  • print

    The country dance; a couple dancing, a woman playing the tambourine, other countrymen sitting, one of them playing the bagpipes, in a woody landscape; small version. c.1637 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1637
  • print

    The country dance; a couple dancing, a woman playing the tambourine, other countrymen sitting, one of them playing the bagpipes, in a woody landscape with three goats in the foreground; large version. c.1637 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1637
  • print

    The dance on the river-bank; a couple dancing to the sound of a musette, with other couples watching, goats, cows, a tower and a water mill. c.1634 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1634
  • print

    Twelve children dancing, the one on the right holding a tambourine. 1517 Engraving on yellowed paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Domenico Campagnola (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1517
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    L'Oeuvre d'Antoine Watteau Peintre du Roy; Recueil Jullienne; La Danse Champestre; print

    A couple of peasants dancing in a woody landscape, with young girl standing beside them on the right, and people playing music on the left. 1726/35 Etching with some engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Pierre Dupin (Print made by); Pierre Dupin (Published by); Louis Surugue (Published by); Antoine Watteau (After)
    • Production date: 1726-1735
    • Production place: Paris
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    Ludimus interea celeri nos ludimus hora; print

    A dance to the music of Time (the seasons dancing before Time), after Poussin; open letter proof. c.1787 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Raphael Morghen (Print made by); Nicolas Poussin (After); Stefano Tofanelli (Intermediary draughtsman); Giovanni Volpato (Published by)
    • Production date: 1787
  • print

    Dance of Fauns and bacchantes; two women each side of a faun playing on two pipes. c.1516 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Marcantonio (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1515-1516
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    La Récompense villageoise; print

    Landscape with a country dance, with figures gathered beneath trees, cattle at left; a bridge in the distance, a bit to the right; etched state before letters Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (After); Jacques Philippe Le Bas (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1746-1773
  • Octoberfest der Römer; print

    Italian men and women dancing outside an inn in the countryside near Rome. 1832 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Dietrich Wilhelm Lindau (After); Ludwig Richter (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1832
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    print

    Crazed black man wearing garland and dancing over wheat, slicing at own arm with large knife; one of three illustrations to 'Y Morwr a'r Merthyr', by Enid Curig Davies, a tale of missionaries in the South Sea Islands....

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: John Petts (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1939
  • Die Römischen Ansichten; Vigna del Belvedere d'Olevano; print

    Vintagers partying in a lush landscape, some are dancing, others playing musical instruments; man on a donkey approaching from left; third plate of the series. 1810 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Joseph Anton Koch (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1810
  • Adoloscentia et volupta vana sunt; print

    Frieze-like composition with four putti dancing while another is beating a drum; on white ground Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Amico Aspertini (After); Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (After); Georges Reverdy (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1529-1565
  • print

    The dance on the river-bank; a couple dancing to the sound of a musette, with other couples watching, goats, cows, a tour and a water mill; copy after Claude Lorrain Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (After); Israël Henriet (Published by)
    • Production date: 1634-1661
  • Dancers and Musicians; print

    Plate 1: A couple dancing with arms akimbo; the male figure at left seen from behind, the female figure at right in frontal view, turned to right; from a series of ten plates of dancing couples, musicians and drinkers. Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jörg Breu II (After); Virgil Solis (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1539-1562
  • Dancers and Musicians; print

    Plate 4: A dancing couple; the male figure at left in profile to right; the female figure at right in profile to left; their torso's turned towards background with their arms akimbo; from a series of ten plates of dancing couples, musicians...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jörg Breu II (After); Virgil Solis (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1539-1562
  • print

    Italians dancing in a park, with couple dancing in the middle, and woman sitting on a rock and playing flute on the right. c.1742 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jean Baptiste Marie Pierre (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1742
  • Neapolitan Dance; print

    A man and a woman dance to a guitar and castanets, with other dancers and the bay of Naples in the background. c.1773/5 Etching printed in light brown ink

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: David Allan (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1773-1775
  • print

    Two male figures dancing in the foreground of a landscape; they both wear a hat adorned with feathers, spectacles and a tight tunic with holes on the elbows; several figures in background. c.1616 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jacques Callot (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1611-1622
  • The wedding of Camacho; Thirty Illustrations to 'The History of Don Quixote'; print

    The dancing at the wedding of Camacho and Quiteria; the damsel standing between the turrets of the mock-castle, 'Cupid' standing beneath to left and aiming his bow, further figures to both sides; third state. 1902 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Sir Frederick Orridge Macmillan (Published by); William Strang (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1902
    • Production place: London
  • ornament

    Ornament; made of painted and varnished pottery; frame (with top absent) painted red outside, with blue and yellow markings, green inside; loop of pottery, painted orange with blue and yellow markings, at top for hanging; frame contains...

    • Object type: ornament
    • Production date: 1980s
    • Production place: Santa Cruz de las Huertas
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    The Abbey of St Leonard; print

    The apse of a Romanesque church with drunks dancing in the foreground. 1913 Etching printed with heavy surface tone

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Sir Frank Brangwyn (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1913
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    La ronde de mai; print

    Company of young men and women dancing around the May pole; at right, a crouched young woman crouched putting leaves in her hair and looking at her reflection in a pond. 1859 Mixed media

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Goupil (Printed by); Goupil (Published by); Knoedler & Co (Published by); Charles Louis Müller (After); James Posselwhite (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1859
    • Production place: Paris; Berlin; New York; Paris
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    Een dans; print

    An Indonesian dancer wearing a striped dress against a pattered backdrop. c.1893 Woodcut or zincograph on a very large sheet of oriental tissue paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Samuel Jessurun de Mesquita (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1893
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    Figures de différents caractères, de Paysages, et d'Etudes dessinées d'après nature par Antoine Watteau; Recueil Jullienne; print

    Plate 81: woman, standing whole-length, facing front, with head turned to left and dancing with her hands holding up her skirt; on white ground. 1717/26 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Louis Desplaces (Print made by); Antoine Watteau (After)
    • Production date: 1717-1726
  • Mr Leviez; print

    Portrait of Charles Leviez seen bust-length slightly to right in oval frame, head turned to face l, wearing black ribbon around neck and fur cloak over his right shoulder; proof before letters and margin cleaned. 1763 Mezzotint

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Johann Aegidius Eccardt (After); James McArdell (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1763-1765
  • print

    Putti dancing and making music, one blowing a trumpet, another playing a tambourine, before a monument with statues of three figures, one on horseback; trees in the background. Mezzotint

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Bernard Lens II (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1680-1725
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    Waltzing; print

    A young couple with arms held together over their heads in the process of dancing. 1815 Stipple

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Henry Meyer (Print made by); G Williams (After)
    • Production date: 1815
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    print

    Bacchic scene in woodland, with, in the foreground, group of figures dancing around tree on the left, and two figures running towards centre on the right; beyond, more dancing figures, and a dense clump of trees to right; cutting from an...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Camille Corot (After)
    • Production date: 1845-1916
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    Danse des nymphes; print

    Bacchic scene in woodland, with, in the foreground, group of figures dancing around tree on the left, and two figures running towards centre on the right; beyond, more dancing figures, and a dense clump of trees to right. 1860s Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Émile Boilvin (Print made by); Camille Corot (After); Alfred Salmon (Printed by)
    • Production date: 1860-1869
    • Production place: Paris
  • The Wedding Dancers; print

    A couple dancing; from a series of thirteen plates showing wedding dancers Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Cornelis Bos (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1530-1556
  • The Wedding Dancers; print

    A couple dancing; from a series of thirteen plates showing wedding dancers Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Cornelis Bos (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1530-1556
  • The Wedding Dancers; print

    A couple dancing; from a series of thirteen plates showing wedding dancers Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Cornelis Bos (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1530-1556
  • The Wedding Dancers; print

    A couple dancing; from a series of thirteen plates showing wedding dancers Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Cornelis Bos (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1530-1556
  • The Wedding Dancers; print

    A couple dancing; from a series of thirteen plates showing wedding dancers Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Cornelis Bos (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1530-1556
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    print

    Portrait of dancer Fanny Cerrito, whole-length performing a ballet dance, in a leap with her her right leg behind her and dressed in fairy wings, against a plain background; trimmed to image, unpublished. 1839 Lithograph on india paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Lowes Dickinson (Print made by); John Deffett Francis (After)
    • Production date: 1839
  • Mr Leviez; print

    Portrait of Charles Leviez seen bust-length slightly to right in oval frame, head turned to face l, wearing black ribbon around neck and fur cloak over his right shoulder; published state after retouching, with black ribbon around the neck....

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Johann Aegidius Eccardt (After); James McArdell (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1763-1765
  • Small landscapes; print

    Landscape with sixteen men and women dancing in a circle in foreground, a boy sits between the branches of a tree playing a pipe, trees and a large house beyond; proof before lettering; after Peter Paul Rubens. c.1638 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert (Print made by); Peter Paul Rubens (After)
    • Production date: 1638
  • Trasteverina, ballando il saltarello; print

    Plate 22: A girl from Trastevere (Rome) dancing Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Bartolommeo Pinelli (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1800-1835
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    L'Anglaise; print

    English couple dancing in the presence of four figures; the woman has put her hands behind her back while her partner holds a whip above his head; after Chasselat Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Charles Abraham Chasselat (After); Michel Olivier Lebas (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1798-1843
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    The Little Dancing Girl; print

    A young girl performing a curtsey, wearing frilled dress with sash at waist, her hair in ringlets and a bow. 1792 Stipple

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Mariano Bovi (Print made by); Mariano Bovi (Published by); Maria Ross (After)
    • Production date: 1792
    • Production place: London
  • Dancing Waiters; print

    Three figures dancing, central figure with leg outstretched precariously balancing tray in left hand. 1935 Wood-engraving, on thin oriental paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Fred Becker (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1935
  • Dancing Girl; print

    A girl dancing, three-quarter length in a landscape, holding her skirts with her left hand and her right raised to shield her eyes from the sun; oval design. 1786 Stipple

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Lavinia, Countess Spencer (After); Simon Watts (Print made by); Simon Watts (Published by)
    • Production date: 1786
    • Production place: London
  • Danse Grecque; print

    A clearing in the woods where women dance to music of a pipe played by a boy sitting at right and the tambourine played by central figure, all in late 18th century fashions; circular design Stipple

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Remondini (Published by); Thomas Stothard (After); Pietro Zancon (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1770-1811
    • Production place: Venice
  • print

    A country dance in a barn, with four musicians on a raised dais, a couple dancing before them, and other men and women sitting in the background; after Guercino. 1788 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Baron Dominique Vivant Denon (Print made by); Guercino (After)
    • Production date: 1788
  • Habiti d'uomini e donne Venetiane con la processione ...; print

    The balls held in Venice in honour of visiting princes. c.1610 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Giacomo Franco (Published by)
    • Production date: 1610
    • Production place: Venice
  • Small landscapes; print

    Landscape with sixteen men and women dancing in a circle in foreground, a boy sits between the branches of a tree playing a pipe, trees and a large house beyond; fourth state with address of Hendricx; after Peter Paul Rubens....

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Schelte Adamsz. Bolswert (Print made by); Gillis Hendricx (Published by); Peter Paul Rubens (After)
    • Production date: 1638
  • drawing

    Drawing; a group of people indoors, wearing western-style clothing, and several drawings of a person making hand movements associated with a dance. 1954. Graphite.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Noelle Ora Sandwith (Drawn by)
    • Ethnic name: Samoan
    • Production date: 1954
    • Production place: 'Utulei
  • drawing

    Drawing; portrait of a woman from the Trobriand Islands, dancing, wearing a short red plant fibre skirt, and holding a garment in her hands. 1921-1924. Graphite with red colour.

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Ellis Silas (Drawn by)
    • Ethnic name: Papua New Guinean
    • Production date: 1921-1924
    • Production place: Trobriand Islands
  • drawing

    Drawing; portrait of a man dancing(?) with his arms outstretched in front and behind him and his right leg slightly raised; four studies of the man's arms, around the edges of the portrait; a sketch on the reverse side depicts a man's back...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Ellis Silas (Drawn by)
    • Ethnic name: Papua New Guinean
    • Production date: 1921-1924
    • Production place: Trobriand Islands
  • negative

    Negative (black and white); numerous people, dressed in regional costume, gathered outdoors celebrating a church festival; some people holding each other by the hand, dancing the Kolo dance; men standing in the background; Balkans....

    • Object type: negative
    • Producer: Miss Mary Edith Durham (Photographed by)
    • Production date: 1910-1913
    • Production place: Balkans
  • Ludimus interea celeri nos ludimus hora; print

    A dance to the music of Time (the seasons dancing before Time), after Poussin; finished proof before all letters. c.1787 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Raphael Morghen (Print made by); Nicolas Poussin (After); Stefano Tofanelli (Intermediary draughtsman)
    • Production date: 1787
  • Ludimus interea celeri nos ludimus hora; print

    A dance to the music of Time (the seasons dancing before Time), after Poussin; open letter proof. c.1787 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Raphael Morghen (Print made by); Nicolas Poussin (After); Stefano Tofanelli (Intermediary draughtsman); Giovanni Volpato (Published by)
    • Production date: 1787
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    The Tarantella Dance; print

    A couple dancing on the left, the man stepping to the side, his right arm outstretched, looking up and over his shoulder at the woman, who steps behind him, her arms raised, playing castanets, while a third woman plays a tambourine on the...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Francesco Bartolozzi (Print made by); Francesco Bartolozzi (Published by); William Lock I (After)
    • Production date: 1799
    • Production place: London
  • print

    Emma, Lady Hamilton, dancing the tarantella, stepping away from the viewer on the right as her partner steps forward, passing under the arch formed by their joined hands; unfinished state before letters, no ton to right of Emma's dress....

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Mariano Bovi (Print made by); Mariano Bovi (Published by); William Lock I (After)
    • Production date: 1796
    • Production place: London
  • print

    Pastoral landscape with, in the foreground, three figures dancing at centre, and six figures watching them at right; beyond, cows grazing; stretch of water and mountains in the distance; etched state. 1742 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Jean Baptiste Chatelain (Print made by); Claude Lorrain (After); Charles Knapton (Published by); Francis Vivares (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1742
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    Street-dancing, London; print

    An organ player on the left; three figures dancing next to him: a woman with a hat in the centre, lifting her skirt and showing her foot towards a girl who copies the movement; a man on the right, facing right and turning his head towards...

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: David Strang (Printed by); William Strang (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1914
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    Der Tanz; print

    Vertical panel decoration representing the Dance, with three young ladies dancing in a ring, with two cupids flying above, one with a bow the other with roses; after Laufberger Engraving on chine collé

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Johann Kaspar Eissenhardt (Print made by); Gesellschaft für Vervielfältigende Kunst (Published by); F Kargl (Printed by); Ferdinand Laufberger (After)
    • Production date: 1860-1880
    • Production place: Vienna
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    Eight Illustrations to Shakespeare's Tempest; print

    Act IV. Scene 1. from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'; nymphs and reapers dancing in a circle on grass among flowers; row of fruit trees behind; within decorative border; after Crane. 1893 Wood-engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Walter Crane (After); Duncan C Dallas (Print made by); Duncan C Dallas (Printed by); Duncan C Dallas (Published by)
    • Production date: 1893
    • Production place: London; London
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    Madme Vigano; print

    Portrait of the dancer on stage in a light diaphonous dress, pirouetting on one foot with both arms raised. 1790s? Mezzotint

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Artaria & Co (Published by); Joseph Dorffmeister (After); Carl Pfeiffer (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1790-1800
    • Production place: Vienna
  • print

    Portrait of Georgiana or Louisa Russell, whole length in profile to right, dancing barefoot, holding the skirt of her silk dress with her right hand; after a drawing by George Hayter. 1824 Etching and aquatint on thin paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Richard Ford (Print made by); Sir George Hayter (After)
    • Production date: 1824
  • drawing

    Glass paste intaglio engraved with two dancing figures in short tunics, each holding up a drinking-horn, and in the other hand, one holds a situla and the other a branch. In between them is a club (BM 1814,0704.2620 and 2625). Pen and ink,...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: William Chambers (Attributed to)
    • Production date: 1795
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    Dancing on the Apostle's Day Santiago; Two drypoints by Muirhead Bone; print

    A celebratory scene with dancing figures in outline on the occasion of the Apostle's Day in Santiago de Compostela; scene set within an oval Drypoint

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Sir Muirhead Bone (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1932
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    La ronde; L'Estampe Moderne; print

    Six women dancing in a circle. 1898 Lithograph printed in blue, on blue paper

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Henri Le Sidaner (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1898
  • drawing

    Figure studies for "Evening in Venice"; in various poses, formerly part of an album Pen and brown ink Verso: Studies after Lippo Memmi; two heads, turned in profile to left Graphite

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Richard Parkes Bonington (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1827-1828
  • drawing

    A dance of three girls; they are embracing and moving away, the one at centre looking over her shoulder Pen and grey ink and grey wash, over graphite

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: John Flaxman (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1755-1826
  • drawing

    Study for 'A Bacchanalian Revel before a Term of Pan' in the National Gallery, London (NG 62); six partially draped male and female figures dancing, the woman at left pouring from a jug in to a dish, a putto asleep on the ground at left and...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Nicolas Poussin (Circle/School of)
    • Production date: 1593-1665
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    photographic print

    Sudan, adult male [?] walking, wearing skirt made of leaves [?]. Drum and feathered head-dress on ground at right. Male and female adults in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Format: Image is blurred and unclear.

    • Object type: photographic print
    • Producer: Brenda Zara Seligman (Photographed by)
    • Production date: 1909-1922
    • Production place: Sudan
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    photographic print

    Tanzania, large group of Wakindiga male and female adults and children dancing in row outdoors. Males at left, females and children at right; adults and some children wearing clothes and personal-ornaments. Rural setting, rocky hill in...

    • Object type: photographic print
    • Producer: Mrs I H Morse (Photographed by)
    • Ethnic name: Wakindiga
    • Production date: 1938
    • Production place: Eyasi, Lake
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    photographic print

    Tanzania, medium group of Wakindiga adult males dancing in row. Male child dancing at left. Adults wearing loin-cloths, personal-ornaments including beaded head-bands. Rural setting, hills in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

    • Object type: photographic print
    • Producer: Mrs I H Morse (Photographed by)
    • Ethnic name: Wakindiga
    • Production date: 1938
    • Production place: Eyasi, Lake
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan dancing, with arms raised; whole-length, barefoot and wearing a short floating dress, facing front with legs together and feet out at an angle, her arms stretched out at the side Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan's two child dancers; two girls whole-length and facing front, wearing short floating dresses, holding hands at centre with their free arm out at the side, both dancing with right leg raised in front Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan dancing, facing front; whole-length and barefoot, wearing a short floating dress, standing on toes of right foot with left leg raised in front, arms raised above her head Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan dancing, facing front; whole-length and barefoot, with arms out straight at the sides, standing on toes of left foot with right leg raised in front Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan's three child dancers; leaping to left together, each with their left leg stretched out in front and arms raised above their heads Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    A dance; interior with couples dancing, men in uniform standing behind, a man and woman in conversation on a sofa at left Black chalk, and watercolour

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: Louis Raemaekers (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1956
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan dancing, head thrown back; whole-length in profile to right, barefoot, wearing a short floating dress, leaping from right leg with left leg raised in front, arms outstretched with head and shoulders thrown back Pen and black...

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
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    drawing

    Isadora Duncan standing, facing front; whole-length and barefoot, wearing a short floating dress, her hands clasped together at her left shoulder Pen and black ink

    • Object type: drawing
    • Producer: André Dunoyer de Segonzac (Drawn by)
    • Production date: 1884-1951
  • print

    The dance on the river-bank; a couple dancing to the sound of a musette, with other couples watching, goats, cows, a tower and a water mill. c.1634 Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Claude Lorrain (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1634
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    jug

    Fragment from jug; grey stoneware: moulded with frieze on upper part showing figures dancing; ornate pillar; legend.

    • Object type: jug
    • Production place: Niendorf
    • Find spot: Niendorf
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    intaglio

    Intaglio; glass imitating garnet; oval; satyr and faun dancing.

    • Object type: intaglio
    • Producer: James Tassie (Made by); William Tassie (Made by)
    • Production date: 18thC-19thC
    • Production place: London
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    bowl-mould

    Pottery: fragment of clay mould for Arretine bowl. Dancing Maenad to left, with head thrown back; in right hand a thyrsos tied with ribbons and chaplets. She wears shoes and long loose chiton, and with left hand draws aside the edge of her...

    • Object type: bowl-mould
    • Producer: M Perennius Tigranus (Workshop of)
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman
    • Production place: Arezzo
    • Find spot: Arezzo
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    figure

    Lower part of mould-made terracotta figure of dancing woman; white slip.

    • Object type: figure
    • Production date: 4thC BC
    • Production place: Attica
    • Find spot: Cyrenaica
  • cameo

    Cameo of glass paste imitating sardonyx, engraved with a dancing nymph (?), looking back and lifting the upper edge of her chiton over her shoulder.

    • Object type: cameo
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman Imperial
    • Production date: 1stC-2ndC
  • gem

    Gem of transparent white glass paste, engraved with a bearded man, draped about the loins, dancing with his hands raised above his head; before him stands a nude youth looking down at him, holding something in each hand.

    • Object type: gem
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman Imperial
    • Production date: 1stC-3rdC
  • figure

    Terracotta figure: dancing female, on a small circular plinth; whole covered with greyish glaze.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Western Greek
    • Production date: 2ndC BC
    • Production place: Canosa di Puglia
    • Find spot: Centuripe
  • figure

    Bronze figure of Attis, in Asiatic costume and dancing.

    • Object type: figure
    • Culture/period/dynasty: Roman
    • Production date: 1stC-2ndC
    • Find spot: Italy
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    The Dance; print

    Interior illuminated by candlelight with musicians playing and couples dancing. c.1930s-40s Etching

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Bertil Bull Hedlund (Print made by)
    • Production date: 1930s-1940s
  • print

    A pair of dancers, encircled by a border of leaves and flowers with music-making cupids, a pair of lovers reclining below; the sleeve of the young man in the centre is inscribed: 'AME DROIT'; circular format. c.1465-80 Engraving

    • Object type: print
    • Producer: Anonymous (Print made by); Baccio Baldini (Attributed to)
    • Production date: 1465-1480
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    netsuke

    Netsuke. Dancer with fan. Made of blue enamelled ceramic, porcelain.

    • Object type: netsuke
    • Production place: Japan
  • bowl

    Bowl, with fluted sides and crinkled edge. Inside and outside, dancing figures. Made of colour enamelled porcelain.

    • Object type: bowl
    • Production date: 19thC
    • Production place: Kyoto-shi