Exhibition poster Degas at the Opera

Exhibition poster Degas at the Opera

Exhibition "Degas at the Opera", at the Musée d'Orsay, from 24 September 2019 to 19 January 2020.

Edgar Degas, Theater Box, 1885. Pastel. 23 7/16 x 17 3/8 in. (59.5 x 44.1 cm). The Armand Hammer Collection, Gift of the Armand Hammer Foundation. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.


Dimensions :
40 x 60 cm
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.