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Avant-Garde European Art, Edgar Degas French (1834 –1917)       Page 1- 2

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Three dancers- Pastel, 1888  Dancers 1900
Two dancers
1900
 Dancers in repose
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Before the performance  1895 Rehearsal in the foyer of the opera
Three dancers n yellow skirts 1899  Pink and green
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At the race course
Danseuses se baissant The Cotton Market
Three dancers
 

Biography:

Edgar Degas French 1834 –1917, Born July 19 in Paris, master in drawing human figure in motion, he studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, influenced by Edouard Manet & Jean Ingres, son of a wealthy banker and aristocratic family, he frequently attended rehearsals of the Paris Opéra, sketching the performers at work, the move from one position to other.

In 1854 left to Italy & stayed 5 years studying the Italian art, returned to Paris in 1859 & played an active role in the organization of their exhibitions between 1874 and 1886. 

Best known as a painter, Degas worked as photography and printmaking as well as with sculpture and there was arguably no more influential artist in the nineteenth century