Rare and Splendid Composition Portrait Degas Ballerina from the Portrait Series, 1946

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All composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, brunette lashes, dark eyeshadow, four painted curly lashes at each outer eye corner, brushstroked brows, rosebud-shaped bright red lips, brunette mohair wig in two coiled buns at the back of her head, five-piece body. Wearing triple-layered white tutu with ruffled sleevelets, fitted bodice with shaped bosom, decorated all-over with generous rosebuds and pink bows, net petticoat with two tiers of ruffles, satin panties with tulle ruffle at edges, cream ballet slippers with satin ties, with an elaborate arrangement of twelve rosebuds and leaves in her hair, black velvet ribbons at throat and wrists. The undergarments are tagged "Madame Alexander". Near mint condition. Alexander, from her 1946 early portrait series, preserved in outstanding state with glowing complexion, artistic hand-painted facial features, perfect coiffure and costume.
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