November 22, 1984 – March 10, 1985
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.
Overview: 58 paintings, drawings, monotypes, and sculptures, created between 1870 and 1910, were assembled by guest curator George Shackelford, a former Finley fellow, in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Degas.
Organization: Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting.
Sponsor: The exhibition was supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.
Catalog: Degas: The Dancers, by George T.M. Shackelford. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1984.