Edgar Degas Little Dancer Fourteen Years Old by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Reproduction. You 'll be enchanted by the vision of our little ballerina calmly preparing to dance. Highly detailed in every aspect of this sculpture. Made of a cold cast Bronze and finished to look like the Degas original. She stands as only a dancer could stand. Everyone is aware of her special formation from head to toe. Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans (Little Dancer of Fourteen Years), 1881 (The Baltimore Museum of Art's cast was made 1919-1921) is the only sculpture Degas chose to exhibit in his lifetime. He created a revolutionary piece by breaking the stereotypical cold inanimate sculptures of his time. He made his dancer come to life. The original, made of bronze and wax mixture, stands 39 tall (The Baltimore Museum of Art's cast is 38 tall) and is dressed in a bodice of yellow silk, a skirt made of gauze, real ballet slippers, and hair made of horsehair, which is tied back with a satin bow.