Degas at the Opéra
Access this free audio tour directly from the browser on your mobile device. Narrated by Kaywin Feldman, director, with commentary from Kimberly A. Jones, exhibition curator; Julie Kent, artistic director of the Washington Ballet; and Kimberly Schenck, head of paper conservation.
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- The Ballet from “Robert le Diable,” 1871–1872
- Portrait of Eugénie Fiocre a propos of the Ballet “La Source,” 1867–1868
- The Song Rehearsal, c. 1872
- The Orchestra of the Opéra
- Portraits of Friends, on the Stage (also known as Portrait of Ludovic Halévy and Albert Boulanger-Cavé), 1879
- Portrait of Rose Caron, c. 1892
- The Dance Class, c. 1873
- The Dance Class, begun 1873, completed 1875–1876
- Study of a Theater Box, 1880
- The Ballet Master, c. 1876
- Dancer with a Bouquet, Curtseying on Stage, 1878
- The Dance Lesson, c. 1879
- Dancers, c. 1879
- Three Nude Dancers, c. 1903
- Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys (also known as Young Spartans Exercising), c. 1860– 1862, reworked prior to 1880
- Four Dancers, c. 1899
- Ballet Scene, c. 1907
- Dance Examination, 1880
- Pauline and Virginie Conversing with Admirers, c. 1876-1877
- Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, 1878-1881