At one point they all strike a crouched pose with their arms swept to one side that recalls a Degas ballet pastel.
With the soccer images, she recalled Degas' "A Day at the Races."
With the soccer images, she recalled Degas'"A Day at the Races."
Yet much may be forgiven a man who can begin a paragraph by saying, “It will be argued that Heinrich Heine was not Greta Garbo,” or who can admit that for years he has been authoritatively mispronouncing the name Degas and the word empyrean.
In February 1874, the French writer Edmond de Goncourt visited "a strange painter called Degas" in his studio.
This particular Petite Danseuse, in a show at the Royal Academy called Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement, was made in 1922.
This exceptional show - which ought, perhaps, to have been called "Degas and the Naked" - explores the unstinting, even cruel naturalism Degas brought to the female form.
Barcelona art "Picasso looks at Degas" explores the work of Picasso and Degas by juxtaposing paintings such as Degas "The Tub" with Picasso's "The Blue Room".
Whether painting snow in a backyard or spring light in a field, a family gathering in the suburbs or an artists 'gathering in a café, the steam and bustle of a train station or the choreographies of people in the street, artists such as Degas and Caillebotte, Bazille and Fantin-Latour, Pissarro and Sisley, Renoir and Monet devoted themselves to the actual moment, not the artificially momentous.