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Degas and the Ballet – in pictures

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Transformation — PALETTE KNIFE Figure Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov - Size: 20" x 36" (50 cm x 90 cm)

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Foundations at the barre – Basic ballet positions of the feet and arms explained. Poise, line and beauty are developed in the art of classical ballet. Even for the simplest movements, correct…

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The Bedroom, by Dame Laura Knight (English, 1877-1970). This superb study was first exhibited in 1931 at the Royal Academy and is 'an admirable example not only of the artist's power in presenting the human figure, but also her ability to invest the ordinary events of life with the glamour of romance and beauty.'

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