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Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer

La petite danseuse de quatorze ans

original model 1878–81, cast after 1921

Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917


Dimensions

Total height: 103.7 cm; Height of Figure: 98 cm; Height of base: 5.7 cm; width of base 45.5 cm; depth of base: 46.5 cm

Accession Number

38.1756

Medium or Technique

Bronze, gauze and satin

On View

Sidney and Esther Rabb Gallery (Gallery 255)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Possibly Jeanne Févre, Nice, France [see note 1]. 1938, Marie Harriman Gallery, New York; 1938, sold by Harriman Gallery to the MFA for $3400. (Accession Date: December 8, 1938) NOTES: [1] Mlle. Févre was Degas's niece; this information comes from notes in the MFA curatorial file but has not been verified.

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund and Contributions from William Claflin and William Emerson