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Degas and the Dance: the Painter and the Petits Rats, Perfecting Their Art

By: Rubin, Susan Goldman

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002188


People call me the painter of dancing girls, " said Edgar Degas, and during his career he created more than a thousand beautiful ballet pictures. Working behind the scenes at the Paris Opera, watching the young students called petits rats, Degas discovered that ballet training was very much like creating art: It takes hard work and hours of practice. With more than thirty of Degas' original artwork in full color, this biography of one of the world's greatest artists ... View more info