1895 Print Le Menuet French Dance Costume Aristocracy Music Musicians Minuet Art

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This is an original 1895 black and white halftone print of "Le Menuet," by G. Jacquet. Depicted is the menuet (also spelled minuet), a slow graceful dance that was a staple of the French aristocracy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The dance is in 3/4 time and is characterized by forward balancing, bowing, and toe-pointing.

CONDITION

This 116+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 14.5 inches; 25 x 37 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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