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Degas' sculpture of The Little Dancer, and Impressionist Paintings of Ballet and…

She was just 14 when Degas immortalised her in Bronze. Now she stands posed for all time, her slight and boyish form, poised and ready to dance. And here we are, standing before her on a sunny June day in Paris, wondering who she was, and what her life became...
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    Degas' sculpture of The Little Dancer, and Impressionist Paintings of Ballet and Ballerinas in Art. Saw this sculpture today in the St. Louis Art Museum.

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    'The Little Dancer' by Edgar Degas ~ Musee D'Orsay, Paris, France (=)

  • sally ward

    Little Ballerina (1881) - Edgar Degas My favourite sculpture.

  • Krista Snider

    Little Ballerina (1881) - Edgar Degas. I've seen this in real life and it's breathtaking.

  • Kristy Jamieson

    Degas' sculpture of The Little Dancer, and Impressionist Paintings of Ballet and Ballerinas in Art. 💗Edgar Degas

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