“Two Dancers” (ca. 1879) by Edgar Degas is a beautiful and intimate portrayal of two ballet dancers adjusting their shoulder straps, with Marie van Goethem, who also posed for Degas’ renowned sculpture “The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer,” serving as the model. This charming pastel drawing highlights Degas’ talent for capturing the elegance and movement of ballet dancers, as well as his keen attention to detail and use of light and shadow.
The artist often employed commercially coated paper for his drawings of dancers, and this particular artwork retains its original color. Our meticulously reproduced giclee prints, available on archival quality canvas or 100% cotton rag watercolor paper, are created using high-resolution images to ensure unparalleled detail and authenticity. This allows you to fully appreciate the delicate lines, soft hues, and intricate details present in the original artwork.
Whether you’re a fan of Degas’ work or simply appreciate the grace and beauty of ballet, “Two Dancers” will make a captivating addition to your home or office. Elevate your art collection with a museum-quality print that not only reflects the elegance of the original piece but also offers a long-lasting and timeless beauty. Add this stunning print to your collection today and enjoy the charm and sophistication it brings to your space.
Title: Two Dancers
Artist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: ca. 1879
Medium: Charcoal and white chalk on green commercially coated wove paper
Dimensions: 25 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (63.8 x 48.9 cm)