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Degas And The Little Dancer

Author : Laurence Anholt
ISBN : 0812065832
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Because Marie helps her poor parents by modeling for an ill-tempered artist, she becomes a famous ballerina but not in the way she had dreamed.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Degas And The Little Dancer

Author : Richard Kendall
ISBN : 0300074972
Genre : Art
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This beautiful book is the first full-length study of the subject and offers entirely new perspectives on a work that is widely regarded as a key precursor of twentieth-century sculpture. In three chapters, Richard Kendall analyzes the origins of this distinctive figure in Degas's ballet imagery; explores the condition of French sculpture in the 1870s and the significance of Degas's choice of materials, procedures, and exhibition strategy; and describes the critical responses to the first public display of the statuette, particularly those comparing it with dolls and the art of ancient Egypt. Douglas W. Druick then explores the fascinating association between the sculpture and views of criminality current in the artist's day, and for the first time in the history of the work, Arthur Beale examines the technical character of its variant forms using laboratory analysis and X-ray photography. The book presents sixty-five color plates of major works by Degas that encompass the genesis and legacy of the Little Dancer, as well as a wealth of comparative plates and preparatory drawings, some never before published.
Category: Art

Little Dancer Aged Fourteen

Author : Camille Laurens
ISBN : 9781590519592
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This absorbing, heartfelt work uncovers the story of the real dancer behind Degas’s now-iconic sculpture, shedding light on the struggles of late nineteenth-century Parisian life. She is famous throughout the world, but how many know her name? You can admire her figure in Washington, Paris, London, New York, Dresden, or Copenhagen, but where is her grave? We know only her age, fourteen, and the work that she did—because it was already grueling work, at an age when children today are sent to school. In the 1880s, she danced as a “little rat” at the Paris Opera, and what is often a dream for young girls now wasn’t a dream for her. She was fired after several years of intense labor; the director had had enough of her repeated absences. She had been working another job, even two, because the few pennies the Opera paid weren’t enough to keep her and her family fed. She was a model, posing for painters or sculptors—among them Edgar Degas. Drawing on a wealth of historical material as well as her own love of ballet and personal experiences of loss, Camille Laurens presents a compelling, compassionate portrait of Marie van Goethem and the world she inhabited that shows the importance of those who have traditionally been overlooked in the study of art.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Degas Little Dancer Aged Fourteen

Author : Arnoldsche
ISBN : 389790392X
Genre : Art
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Beginning with the hitherto unknown plaster version of Edgar Degas' Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen, Dr. Gregory Hedberg undertakes a comprehensive re-evaluation of the significance and influence of this work of modern art.
Category: Art

Degas And The Dance

Author : Susan Goldman Rubin
ISBN : 0810905671
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A brilliantly illustrated book examines the behind-the-scenes inspirations that led to the creation of more than 30 paintings and drawings by Degas featuring a diverse ensemble of ballerinas, from little girls practicing to performing prima ballerinas.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Degas

Author : Jean Sutherland Boggs
ISBN : 0810963248
Genre : Art
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Painter and draftsman, graphic artist and sculptor, creator of some of the finest pastels of his or any other time, the Impressionist Edgar Degas combined genius with technical bravura. This selection of his works from the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago is accompanied by a survey, by a Degas specialist, of his career and his lifelong exploration of motifs and ideas.
Category: Art

Las Esculturas De Edgar Degas

Author : Edgar Degas
ISBN : NYPL:33433091380646
Genre : Sculpture
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Esta exposición presenta la obra escultórica completa del maestro del impresionismo francés Edgar Degas (1834-1917). Si bien es cierto que los aficionados al arte conocen las pinturas y dibujos del artista, es muy probable que muchos de ellos nunca hayan tenido la posibilidad de admirar las magníficas esculturas de bronce que ahora se exponen. Éstas abarcan los temas icónicos del artista: las bailarinas en movimiento, las bailarinas descansando, las figuras sentadas, los retratos, los caballos al galope y en reposo. (Fuente: IVAM).
Category: Sculpture

Degas And The Art Of Japan

Author : Jill DeVonyar
ISBN : 0300126336
Genre : Art
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The first book devoted to the intriguing and complex relationship between Degas's art and Japanese prints
Category: Art

Degas Little Dancer

Author : Wesley Middleton
ISBN : 1583420959
Genre : Chicago (Ill.)
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Marie In Fourth Position

Author : Amy Littlesugar
ISBN : 0698117697
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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After she models for the artist and sculptor Edgar Degas, Marie feels transformed into a butterfly and becomes known all over the world as "The Little Dancer."
Category: Juvenile Fiction