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Ballet Dancers

A diagonal line of leaping ballet dancers recedes from a starkly lit dancer partially visible at bottom left. All are broadly painted against a blue-green ground above them, pale pink below. They have obscured features and are highlighted in yellow and green. A conductor's hands emerge at bottom.
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  • A diagonal line of leaping ballet dancers recedes from a starkly lit dancer partially visible at bottom left. All are broadly painted against a blue-green ground above them, pale pink below. They have obscured features and are highlighted in yellow and green. A conductor's hands emerge at bottom.

Date:

1885/86

Artist:

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
French, 1864-1901

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 242

Department

Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Title

Ballet Dancers

Origin

France

Date

1885

Medium

Oil on plaster, transferred to canvas

Dimensions

60 3/8 × 60 in. (153.5 × 152.5 cm)

Credit Line

Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1931.571

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