Young Marie van Goethem stood precisely so, with her chin jutting out slightly, her back hunched almost imperceptibly.
Degas has portrayed her lithe beauty precisely, while she appears to be innocent of it all. You will see her looking up at you, with a determined smile and an impish sparkle in her eye. She seems poised to twirl off into a mischievous dance. The perfect Holiday gift for the dancer in your life!