2 monthes ago - By Karin Jurick
6 x 6"oil on panel
You might have run across Edgar Dega's sculpture of the young ballerina in several different art museums. You're not crazy. This Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen resides in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. When I visited the museum, it was not encased in a glass box, which made a huge difference in appreciating this perfect figurative sculpture. And I mean perfect.
Degas painted young ballet dancers numerous times. At rehearsals, stretching exercises and lessons in ballet studios. He drew them in pastels and charcoal, painted them in oils. The model for Little Dancer was...
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