Dancer and Man

A work made of watercolor, over traces of charcoal, on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of watercolor, over traces of charcoal, on cream wove paper.

Date:

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Artist:

Jean Louis Forain
French, 1852-1931

About this artwork

The spontaneous pose of the dancer lends an air of immediacy to Forain’s watercolor, capturing in a lively way the chance meeting after a performance. The work is strongly evocative of the work of Degas, who repeatedly turned to the ballet for his subject matter.

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Artist

Jean Louis Forain

Title

Dancer and Man

Origin

France

Date

1872–1925

Medium

Watercolor, over traces of charcoal, on cream wove paper

Dimensions

408 × 359 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Allerton

Reference Number

1925.1545

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