Degas, Painter of Ballerinas



ISBN: 9781419728433 Categories: ,

Susan Goldman Rubin


Through Edgar Degas’s beloved paintings, drawings, and sculptures, Susan Goldman Rubin conveys the wonder and excitement of the ballet world. Degas is one of the most celebrated painters of the impressionist movement, and his ballerina paintings are among the most favorite of his fans. In his artwork, Degas captures every moment, from the relentless hours of practice to the glamour of appearing on stage, revealing a dancer’s journey from novice to prima ballerina. Observing young students, Degas drew their poses again and again, determined to achieve perfection. The book includes a brief biography of his entire life, endnotes, bibliography, where to see his paintings, and an index.

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Weight 629 g
Dimensions 25.9 x 26.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 16 April 2019
Number of pages 64
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.9 x 26.1 cm
Weight 629 g


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Susan Goldman Rubinis the award-winning author of many biographies for young people, including Coco Chanel, Diego Rivera, and Hot Pink. She lives in Malibu, California.The Metropolitan Museum of Artis the largest museum in the Western Hemisphere and the world's most encyclopedic art museum.