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Image: Danse Religieuse de Nègres. Culte à la lune

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Danse Religieuse de Nègres. Culte à la lune

ca. 1850-1860
19th century

Gustave Doré, French, (1832–1883)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Color lithograph
Series: from Musée Francais-Anglais
Marks: Inscribed by the artist: “à Silas Doré 26-1-59”
Bibliography: Beraldi 73 (vol. 6, p. 32)
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1961
Accession Number: 1961.13.1

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  • African figures (representations)
  • dance - Performing art form realized in rhythmic movement, creating visual designs by a series of poses and tracing of patterns through space in the course of measured units of time. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added.]
  • dancers - Use for those who engage in the activity of dancing or who practice the art of dance, especially as a profession. [November 1994 scope note added. February 1993 related term added. November 1992 alternate term added.]
  • figures (representations) - Representations of humans or animals. [July 1998 related term added, "statues". December 1997 related term added.]
  • race (concept) - Identification of a group of people as distinct from other groups on the basis of physical or socially defined characteristics, such as language. [May 1995 descriptor added.]

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