Ballerina by Degas 1000 Piece Puzzle
(Also known as l'étoile, or the star), is an example of Degas most famous subject. Created in 1876, We see a lone ballerina on the stage, the stage lighting shining brilliantly onto her and her performance. She is en pointe, balancing gracefully on one leg and maintaining a majestic pose.
About the artist: Edgar Degas born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) was a French Impressionist artist famous for his pastel drawings and oil paintings.
Degas also produced bronze sculptures, prints and drawings. Degas is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers.Although Degas is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist, and did not paint outdoors as many Impressionists did.