Cards developed from Edgar Degas’ On the Stage, 1876–77; Two Dancers, c. 1893–98; Three Studies of a Dancer in Fourth Position, 1879/80; The Star, 1879/81; Yellow Dancers (In the Wings), 1874/76; from The Art Institute of Chicago’s collection.

Edgar Degas first painted dancers as an independent subject in 1871. He was to devote almost half his output as an artist to this subject, observing countless performances and rehearsals at the Paris Opéra.

  • Card dimensions: 5 x 7 in.
  • Box dimensions: 5.625 x 7.625 x 1.375 in.
  • 20 cards and envelopes; 4 cards each of 5 images.