Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando
|Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando|
|Dimensions||117.2 cm × 77.5 cm (46.1 in × 30.5 in)|
|Location||National Gallery, London|
Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando is a painting by Edgar Degas, the French Impressionist artist, now in the collection of the National Gallery in London, England. It shows the acrobat Miss La La hanging on a rope by her teeth at the Cirque Fernando in Montmartre, Paris.
Currently on loan to Sheffield Weston Park museum (July 2018). Professor Vanessa Toumlin said in an article in the Sheffield Telegraph that Miss La La was a woman of colour noted for her great strength.
- Information from the National Gallery
- Degas: The Artist's Mind, exhibition catalog from The Metropolitan Museum of Art fully available online as PDF, which contains material on Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando (see index)
- Degas, Miss La La, and the Cirque Fernando. Exh. cat. ed. by Linda Wolk-Simon, with Nancy Ireson and Eveline Baseggio Omiccioli, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York 2013.
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