October 10, 2011

Caption this 18th century drawing

Anonymous (French), Two dancing male figures in a landscape. Gouache on paper, 18th century. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

 Leave your caption  for this work in the comments section.  Wit is appreciated, have a good Monday!
/heads out to dance in the landscape

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  1. "Thank God right hands aren't in fashion this season!"

    ~Lylassandra

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  2. "I wished I paid attention to my dance instructor." (guy in blue coat)

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  4. Man in blue coat: "Check out these calf muscles!"

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  5. "Find your own taxi, jerk!"

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  6. Man in the blue coat says " I'm sorry I stepped on your toes, sir".

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  7. "You have to be this tall to ride..."

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  8. The Count Shows Off His Marvelous Ballet Skills

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  9. As is tradition, aristocratic men practice steps for the ballroom in isolation. Typically an activity reserved for private gardens and forests. On sunny afternoons, one is apt to find several gentlemen with their instructors practising the latest and most popular dances.

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  10. Man in Blue: "NO! It's left, left, right, twirl, and jazz hands, not left, left jazz hands, twirl, right!!!"

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  11. Gentleman in Pink: "Pray, Sir, doth our new ensembles make our hips look large?"

    Gentleman in Blue: "With these well-turned ankles? Methinks not, Sir!"

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  12. Does my butt look big in this jacket?

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  13. "Walk, walk, fashion baby! Work it, move that big ca-razy."

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  14. "I doff my hat to you sir! You're mincing is indeed superior to mine own."

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  15. Oh dear, is that a run in my stocking?
    Katxandu

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  16. What do you mean "red isn't in style this year?"

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