|Edgar Degas, Dancer Adjusting her Shoulder Strap, c1895-6. Modern print from gelatin dry plate negative. 180 x 130 mm. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Image © Bibliothèque Nationale de France.|
Degas and the Ballet: Picturing Movement is showing at the Royal Academy until 11 December. Read reviews by Adrian Searle and Laura Cumming and article by James Davidson.
Edweard Muybridge, Woman Dancing (Fancy), plate 187 of “Animal Locomotion”, 1884-86. Collotype on white wove paper. Royal Academy of Arts/Prudence Cuming