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Dance Wand
Shiva as Lord of Dance (Shiva Nataraja)
Vajravarahi in Wrathful Posture

Vajravarahi in Wrathful Posture

Vajravarahi derives from the boar-headed Hindu goddess Varahi (female aspect of Vishnu’s boar-headed avatar Varaha), reflecting the incorporation of Hindu imagery into Vajrayana Buddhism. The head of a sow proj... more

Dance of love from BL Royal 20 A XVII, f. 9

Dance of love from BL Royal 20 A XVII, f. 9

Detail of miniature Love's dance ( 'La karole damours') with ten figures dancing to drum and bagpipes. Image taken from f. 9 of Roman de la Rose (ff. 2-175v), la Bataille d'Annezin (a burlesque chanson in 50 al... more

The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death

Anonymous, German, 16th century

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

[Dancing peasant couple] / AD [monogram].

Bradley Collection (Library of Congress). Meder, 88

Dance of St. Mary Magdalene

Dance of St. Mary Magdalene

Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, Leiden ca. 1494–1533 Leiden)

A Country Dance

A Country Dance

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century

The Count, from The Dance of Death

The Count, from The Dance of Death

Designed by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

The Countess, from The Dance of Death

The Countess, from The Dance of Death

Drawn by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

The Pope, from The Dance of Death

The Pope, from The Dance of Death

Designed by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

Creation of Eve, from The Dance of Death

Creation of Eve, from The Dance of Death

Designed by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

The Nun, from The Dance of Death

The Nun, from The Dance of Death

Designed by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

Adam Ploughing, from The Dance of Death

Adam Ploughing, from The Dance of Death

Designed by Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)

The One to Whom Fortune Is Playing Will Dance Merrily  from Six Sayings about Fortune

The One to Whom Fortune Is Playing Will Dance Merrily from Six Saying...

Dirk Volckertsz Coornhert (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1519/22–1590 Gouda)

The Peasant Wedding Dance

The Peasant Wedding Dance

Pieter van der Heyden (Netherlandish, ca. 1525–1569)

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, ... more

Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances.

Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes per...

Written by a French cleric, Jehan Tabourot, in the form of a dialogue between a dancing master and his student and originally published in 1588, this manual is an important tool in the understanding of late six... more

[The dances at their great feasts]

[The dances at their great feasts]

Native men and women dancing around a circle defined by posts with carved faces, three Native women stand together in the center of circle. Illus. in: Admiranda narratio, fida tamen, de commodis et incolarvm ri... more

Johannes Staden as prisoner in a circle of Indian women who dance around him

Johannes Staden as prisoner in a circle of Indian women who dance arou...

Illus. in: Theodor de Bry, America, part 3, Frankfurt, 1593, p. 29. Reference copy may be in LOT 4411. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

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Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame ...

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra vol...

In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual g... more

Februarius Petrus Stephani inven

Februarius Petrus Stephani inven

Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of February, showing a late winter celebration and feast, with much revelry taking place among those eating and drinking in front of a tavern or restaurant on t... more

Dance Under the Trellis

Dance Under the Trellis

After Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)

Dance Under the Trellis

Dance Under the Trellis

Adriaen van Ostade (Dutch, Haarlem 1610–1685 Haarlem)

Furuichi Dance (No. 1 of a Set of Four)

Furuichi Dance (No. 1 of a Set of Four)

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Noh Dance "Shojo"

Scene from the Noh Dance "Shojo"

Teisai Hokuba (Japanese, 1771–1844) Edo period (1615–1868)

Furuichi Dance (No. 3 of a Set of Four)

Furuichi Dance (No. 3 of a Set of Four)

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Furuichi Dance (No. 2 of a Set of Four)

Furuichi Dance (No. 2 of a Set of Four)

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Furuichi Dance (No. 4 of a Set of Four)

Furuichi Dance (No. 4 of a Set of Four)

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scene from the Noh Dance "Kureha"

Scene from the Noh Dance "Kureha"

Teisai Hokuba (Japanese, 1771–1844) Edo period (1615–1868)

Musical Instruments for the Noh Dance

Musical Instruments for the Noh Dance

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Designs of Fans for Dance

Designs of Fans for Dance

Ishikawa Kazan (Japanese, active 1810–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Dance on the Village Square

Dance on the Village Square

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Dance on the Village Square

Dance on the Village Square

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

The Country Dance (Large Plate)

The Country Dance (Large Plate)

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

The Country Dance (Large Plate)

The Country Dance (Large Plate)

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

The Country Dance (Small Plate)

The Country Dance (Small Plate)

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)

The Country Dance (Small Plate)

The Country Dance (Small Plate)

Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)