Tag: Degas

Ballerina, Degas – The Met

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…

Tribute to Edgar Degas

I’ve spent last weekend in Naples in the Sansevero Degas Hotel, in the same ancient building where the great painter Edgar Degas lived for many years with his family. This photo is a tribute to Degas (and to the beautiful NAPOLI in a difficoult moment for its people…) (Explore photos taken with the PowerShot G7)…

Painter of Dancers

They call me the painter of dancers. They don’t understand that the dancer has been for me a pretext for painting pretty fabrics and for rendering movement. (Edgar Degas) Posted by >LynchburgVirginia ★ on 2014-03-05 16:00:17