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Degas – ballerina

Edgar Degas French 1834-1917 The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, modeled ca. 1880, this cast 1922 Bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair ribbon Degas exhibited the original version of this sculpture at the sixth Impressionist exhibition, in 1881. The wax original is tinted to simulate flesh, clothed in a fabric bodice, tutu, and ballet…

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is an art museum in Kansas City, Missouri, known for its neo-classical architecture and extensive collection of Asian art. The museum was built on the grounds of Oak Hall, the home of Kansas City Star publisher William Rockhill Nelson. When he died in 1915, his will provided that upon the…