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Little Dancer Aged Fourteen

This film presents footage of Degas’s masterpiece Little Dancer Aged Fourteen in situ at the National Gallery of Art. This wax ballerina is the only one of Degas’s sculptures to have been produced by the artist himself, as opposed to the many posthumous casts of his works that survive. It is also the only three-dimensional work that Degas chose to exhibit during his lifetime. The video provides 360 degree of footage, as well as close-up shots of the ballerina’s feet, face, and costume.