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Plate from L'Assommoir (Woman Dancing)
Plate from L'Assommoir (Woman Dancing)
Artist:
Date:
1878
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Drypoint
Dimensions:
33.3 x 21.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Acquisition Date:
1938-05-05

A woman dances in a cafe as a man claps a rhythm and a crowd stands watching her. Her ddark hat clarries plumes, her dress is low cut in front, and she holds up her ruffled skirt to show her leg as she dances. Her shoes are high-heeled and cover her ankles. One woman is in the audience, but most are men, young and middle-aged and from various ranks of life. (Virginia K. Anderson 03/20/95)