The little fourteen year old dancer french la petite danseuse de quatorze ans is a sculpture begun c 1880 by edgar degas of a young student of the paris opera ballet dance school a belgian named marie van goethem. Edgar degas 19 july 1834 27 september 1917 born hilaire germain edgar degas pronounced il m d doe was a french artist famous for his work in painting sculpture printmaking and drawing he is regarded as one of the founders of impressionism although he rejected the term and preferred to be called a realist. Degas sculpture stands outside the mainstream of nineteenth century french sculpture he was never interested in creating public monuments and with one exception neither did he display his sculpture publicly the exception was the little fourteen year old dancer it was shown in the sixth . The eldest son of a parisian banker edgar degas reinforced his formal academic art training by copying old master paintings both in italy where he spent three years 1856 1859 and at the louvre
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