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

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Dancer with arms raised, front
Dancer with red Stockings Study for rehearsal
Three Dancers-2

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Dancer adjusting her slipper Dancer adjusting her slipper-2  Study for a Ballerina Dancer in fifth position
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Dancers Pastel Three dancers back seen  Seated bather drying herself Dancers at the barre
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Two dancers resting Dancer dressed in white  Three dancers back seen, 1898 Seated-woman
 

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