New York: Abrams, 2002. Hardcover. Vermillion cloth with color ictorial dustjacket. 303 pp. 300+ bw and color plates. VG/VG. Item #169103
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts from October 20, 2002- January 12, 2003 and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from February 12- May 11, 2003. Contents as follows: Degas at the Paris Opéra -- The Rue le Peletier Opéra -- Degas backstage -- The Palais Garnier years -- The making of a dancer -- Picturing the performance -- Degas and the dancers -- The last dancers. Seeks to illuminate the themes present in the artist's works, presenting new material about Degas's highly informed relationship with the ballet of the nineteenth century.
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