Did you know that in the 19th century women circus performers in Europe were the highest paid . One African acrobat Miss La La was so celebrated that the artist Degas sketched her 20 times.

Did you know that in the 19th century women circus performers in Europe were the highest paid . One African acrobat Miss La La was so celebrated that the artist Degas sketched her 20 times.

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  1. I’ve always been a huge fan of circus and unlike film it’s performers pass into folklore and history. This acrobat is in a famous painting by Edgar Degas who was a huge fan .

    It’s a charming story and I thought it would fit here nicely.

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