"Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando"

The Morgan Library & Museum , Murray Hill Wednesday February 20 2013 10:30 - 17:00
"Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando"
National Gallery
Edgar Degas, Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando, 1879
On loan from the National Gallery in London, Degas's 1879 painting of the female aerialist and circus star is joined here by his various preparatory studies for the finished canvas. It's a rare opportunity for New York viewers to goggle at Miss La La's derring-do, captured with Degas's signature immediacy, which even now makes you feel like you are there, under the big top with the crowds of la belle epoque.


Venue name: The Morgan Library & Museum
Address: 225 Madison Ave
New York

Cross street: at 36th St
Opening hours: Tue–Thu 10:30am–5pm, Fri 10:30am–9pm, Sat 10am–6pm, Sun 11am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 33rd St
Price: $15; seniors, students and children 12–16 $10; children under 12 free. Fri 7–9pm free.
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