Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Dancers in the WingsMade in France, Europe
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, French, 1834 - 1917
Etching, aquatint, and drypoint
Currently not on view
1949-89-4Purchased with the Joseph E. Temple Fund, 1949
LabelA cavern or grottolike setting was encountered in several late-nineteenth-century Opéra productions. This etching resembles the set for act II of the ballet Sylvia in which the heroine is trapped in a cave.