Portrait of a Ballet Dancer L.-A. Duport.
1809. Charcoal, sanguine on paper. 52.4 x 34.8 cm. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.
Luis-Antoin Duport (1781/83-1853), French ballet-dancer, choreographer. In 1800-1808 leading dancer of the Paris Opera Ballet. In 1808-1812, performed in the theaters of St. Petersburg and Moscow. Later worked in Vienna, Naples, and London. Finished his career in 1836 in Paris