Joris-Karl Huysmans. From Degas to Grünewald - Exhibition catalogue

Joris-Karl Huysmans. From Degas to Grünewald - Exhibition catalogue


Huysmans (1848-1907), who was rather fond of Frans Hals and Rembrandt until then, admitted how decisive Degas' discovery was during the Impressionist exhibition of 1876, the second of its kind. The "concussion" artist will enjoy a special status in the writer's art criticism, which immediately ...
Read more



Dimensions :
18 x 25,3 x 2,3 cm
Artist :
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :

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.