Pourquoi Degas est Degas

Pourquoi Degas est Degas


Could we say in a few words why this painter is unique?
Why after him, nothing was ever the same again? What makes Degas Degas Degas? Do we really know that?
However, his name is familiar to us. We have already seen his paintings that are unlike any other. They please us, disconcert ...
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Dimensions :
17 x 21 x 0,8 cm
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Reference :

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The artist

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

Famous for his dancers, Edgar Degas (1834-1917) is often considered one of the masters of Impressionism, despite defining himself as a realist and an independent. Fascinated by the study of movement, he attached himself to all the motives that represented life: dance, of course, but also horse races. Like his friend Manet, Degas was one of the great painters of modern life, coffee scenes, brothels, milliners, laundresses ... The work of this Parisian and bourgeois artist, very cultured and collector, is marked by his knowledge of the great masters.