Little Dancer Aged Fourteen

Camille Laurens (Author) Willard Wood (Translator)
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Description

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? She danced as a 'petit rat' at the Paris Opera. She was also a model, she posed for painters and sculptors - among them Edgar Degas. Taking us through the underbelly of the Belle Epoque, Laurens casts a light on those who have traditionally been overlooked in the study of art, and opens a space for essential questions. She paints a compelling portrait of Marie van Goethem and the world she inhabited, in the 1880s; a time when art unsettled the hypocrisy of society.

Product Details

Price
£14.99  £13.94
Publisher
Les Fugitives
Publish Date
7 July 2020
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781999331870

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