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Web exclusive: Parisian ballet warm-up room

Duration: 00:53

In the pursuit of discovering more about Degas, Fiona Bruce retraces the artist’s footsteps by visiting the Palais Garnier in Paris.

Opened in 1875, this is where Degas would watch the ballet dancers warming up before their performances on stage.

The images he created as a result of these observations now line the walls of the world’s most important museums.

Available since: Wed 12 Sep 2012

This clip is from

Fake or Fortune? Series 2, Degas and the Little Dancer

1/3 Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate a painting thought by some to be a work by Degas.

First broadcast: 16 Sep 2012

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