Small notebook Edgar Degas - Yellow Dancers

Small notebook Edgar Degas - Yellow Dancers

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Yellow Dancers, 1874-1876 - Oil on canvas, H. 73,5; L. 59,5 cm - Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago

Edgar Degas first painted dancers as an independent subject in 1871. He was to devote almost half his output as an artist to this subject, observing countless performances and ...
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Dimensions :
10 x 16 cm
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Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
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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.