List of illustrations

  • Untitled (Self-Portrait in Library)
  • Partial copy of Raphael's Small Holy Family of Francis I
  • Copy of Ingres's Baigneuse Valpinçon
  • Self-Portrait
  • Family Portrait (The Bellelli Family)
  • The Daughter of Jephthah
  • Study for The Daughter of Jephthah
  • Young Woman Asleep
  • Portrait of Mlle Fiocre in the Ballet "La Source
  • Study of Nudes for Mlle Fiocre in the Ballet "La Source
  • Ballet Rehearsal on the Stage
  • The Ironer
  • Rehearsal of the Ballet
  • The Ballet Master
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen
  • Rocky Coast
  • Rocky Coast
  • Woman Seated, Wiping Her Left Side
  • Woman Viewed from Behind (Visit to a Museum)
  • Alexander and Bucephalus
  • Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey
  • Head of the Fallen Jockey (Study for "Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey")
  • Scene from the Steeplechase: The Fallen Jockey," infrared reflectogram (1100–1400 nm)
  • A Woman Ironing
  • Woman Ironing
  • Woman Ironing, detail, infrared reflectogram (1500–1750 nm)
  • Woman Ironing, detail, infrared reflectogram (1500–1750 nm)
  • Achille De Gas in the Uniform of a Cadet
  • Mademoiselle Malot
  • Mademoiselle Malot, detail
  • The Races
  • The Riders
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, detail
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, detail
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, detail
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, infrared reflectogram (1400–1750 nm)
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, infrared reflectogram (1400–1750 nm)
  • Edmondo and Thérèse Morbilli, detail, x-radiograph
  • Drapery Study for the Duchesse de Morbilli
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen
  • Horse at a Trough
  • Actresses in Their Dressing Rooms
  • Fourth Position Front, on the Left Leg
  • Dancer Fastening the String of Her Tights
  • Dancer Fastening the String of Her Tights
  • Advertisement for Plasteïne
  • Commercially available armatures
  • Dancer at Rest, Hands on Her Hips, Left Leg Forward, x-radiograph
  • Advertisement for Wire Skeletons
  • Dancer in the Role of Harlequin, x-radiograph
  • Horse with Head Lowered, x-radiograph
  • Dancer in the Role of Harlequin
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, photomicrograph of sample of colored wax
  • Study in the Nude of a Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, UV photograph
  • Woman Washing Her Left Leg
  • Woman Arranging Her Hair
  • Dancer Holding Her Right Foot in Her Right Hand, x-radiograph
  • The Tub
  • Woman Arranging Her Hair
  • Woman Arranging Her Hair
  • Albino Palazzolo (seated on right) and workers from the Hébrard Foundry
  • Albino Palazzolo (right) and Jean Adhémar (left) with Edgar Degas's, Dancer, Fourth Position Front, on the Left Leg
  • Arabesque over Right Leg, Left Arm in Line, detail
  • The Tub, detail
  • Pregnant Woman, detail
  • Horse Walking, detail
  • Horse at a Trough, detail
  • Dancer Bowing (the Curtain Call), detail
  • Dancer Bowing (the Curtain Call), detail
  • Study in the Nude for the Dressed Ballet Dancer, detail
  • Arabesque over Right Leg, Left Arm in Line, detail
  • Dancer Adjusting the Shoulder Strap of Her Bodice, computer models of three sculptures
  • Dancer Adjusting the Shoulder Strap of Her Bodice, cross sections at the waist taken from the computer models of three sculptures
  • The Tub
  • The Tub, modèle
  • The Tub, set "R"
  • The Tub, set "A
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen
  • Thoroughbred Horse Walking, detail
  • Thoroughbred Horse Walking, detail
  • Thoroughbred Horse Walking, detail
  • Dancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right Foot
  • Dancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right Foot, detail
  • Dancer Looking at the Sole of Her Right Foot, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Jockey with Cap, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Ballet Scene
  • Quatre Danseuses Nues
  • Deux Danseuses Debout Étude
  • Groupe de Trois Danseuses Debout
  • Dancers, Entrance on Stage
  • Dancers, Entrance on Stage, detail
  • Dancers, Entrance on Stage, detail, infrared image
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail, false-color near-infrared image
  • Ballet Scene, detail, false-color near-infrared image
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail, false-color near-infrared image
  • Ballet Scene, near-infrared RIS
  • Ballet Scene, RTI
  • Ballet Scene, representative FTIR spectrum of pigment sample
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, photomicrograph detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail, RIS map
  • Ballet Scene, detail, endmember spectra
  • Ballet Scene, detail
  • Ballet Scene, detail, chromium mXRF map
  • Ballet Scene, detail, mercury mXRF map
  • Ballet Scene, detail, iron mXRF map
  • Study for Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery
  • Study for In the Opera Box (No. 3)
  • Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery
  • In the Opera Box (No. 3)
  • At the Louvre (Miss Cassatt)
  • Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Paintings Gallery
  • Study for Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery, verso
  • In the Opera Box (No. 2)
  • Study for In the Opera Box (No. 3)
  • Study for "Mary Cassatt at the Louvre: The Etruscan Gallery," detail in specular light
  • Study for In the Opera Box (No. 3), detail in raking light
  • In the Opera Box (No. 3), detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen
  • Untitled (Self-Portrait in Library)
  • Sonnet on a little dancer
  • Gavroche
  • Ballet Dancers
  • The Ballet Master
  • A Companion of Diana
  • Marie Taglioni in "La Sylphide
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail, x-radiograph
  • La Place Pigalle en 1878
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen, detail
  • Guanyin, the Bodhisattva of Compassion
  • Woman Holding an Apple
  • Little Dancer Aged Fourteen
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