Degas's Dancers at the Barre: Point and Counterpoint

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Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was a passionate devotee of ballet--he knew the dancers, the music, the choreography. He also knew the work involved in the life of the dancer, the endless rote and repetition of steps to achieve supreme grace, agility, and expression. "Degas's Dancers at the Barre" traces ballet in Degas's art from the 1870s to 1900. Bringing together carefully chosen paintings, drawings, pastels, prints, and sculptures from some of the world's finest collections, this book celebrates The Phillips ...

Degas's Dancers at the Barre: Point and Counterpoint 2011, Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780300176322

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