Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) as La Sylphide takes her curtain call with a posy of flowers, in a performance of 'La Sylphide, Souvenir D'Adieu' Oil Painting - Alfred-Edward Chalon

Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) as La Sylphide takes her curtain call with a posy of flowers, in a performance of 'La Sylphide, Souvenir D'Adieu'

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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) as La Sylphide takes her curtain call with a posy of flowers, in a performance of 'La Sylphide, Souvenir D'Adieu'", originally brought to life by the talented Alfred-Edward Chalon. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Alfred-Edward Chalon and his artistic vision.

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  • Painting Description

    Marie Taglioni (1804–1884) was a prominent Italian-Swedish ballerina of the Romantic ballet era, a central figure in the history of European dance. She is perhaps best known for her portrayal of the title role in the ballet 'La Sylphide', which became one of the most celebrated ballets of the 19th century. The image of Taglioni as La Sylphide, taking her curtain call with a posy of flowers, is immortalized in the lithograph 'La Sylphide, Souvenir D'Adieu' by Alfred-Edward Chalon. This artwork captures the ethereal grace and delicate poise that Taglioni brought to her performances, which helped to define the aesthetic of the Romantic ballet.

    Born into a family of dancers and choreographers, Taglioni was trained by her father, Filippo Taglioni, who choreographed the original 1832 version of 'La Sylphide' specifically for her. Her performance style was characterized by a lightness and precision that seemed to defy the laws of physics, creating an illusion of weightlessness that was ideal for the portrayal of supernatural creatures like the sylph. Taglioni's influence extended beyond the stage, as she contributed to the popularization of pointe work and the ethereal, otherworldly image of the ballerina that became synonymous with the Romantic era.

    The lithograph by Alfred-Edward Chalon, a respected artist of the time, captures the moment of Taglioni's curtain call, a poignant farewell performance that symbolized the end of an era in ballet. This visual representation not only commemorates Taglioni's illustrious career but also serves as a historical document reflecting the cultural and artistic values of the period. The image of Taglioni with a posy of flowers in her hands, surrounded by the adoration of the audience, is a testament to her enduring legacy as one of the most iconic figures in the world of dance.

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