Magnet Spanish Dancer - Degas

Magnet Spanish Dancer - Degas

Even though he was known mainly as a painter, from the 1860s onwards, modelling occupied an increasingly important place in the work of Degas, and it became his principal mode of expression by the end of his career.

Except for The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer, exhibited in 1881, his sculptures were ...
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Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Sculpture, Scenic arts, Nude, Women
Art movements :
19th century, Impressionism, Realism
Artist :
Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
Material :
Stainless steel
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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.