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Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917), born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (pronounced [ilɛʀ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡɑʀ dœˈɡɑ]), was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism although he rejected the term, and preferred to be called a realist. A superb draughtsman, he is especially identified with the subject of the dance, and over half his works depict dancers. These display his mastery in the depiction of movement, as do his racecourse subjects and female nudes. His portraits are considered to be among the finest in the history of art.

Early in his career, his ambition was to be a history painter, a calling for which he was well prepared by his rigorous academic training and close study of classic art. In his early thirties he changed course, and by bringing the traditional methods of a history painter to bear on contemporary subject matter, he became a classical painter of modern life.

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Dancer resting - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer resting
A Roman Beggar Woman - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
A Roman Beggar Woman
Dancers Resting - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers Resting
Dancers Bending Down - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers Bending Down
Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando
Elena Carafa - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Elena Carafa
The Daughter of Jephta (study) - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Daughter of Jephta (study)
Dancers Relaxing - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers Relaxing
Dancers in the entrance hall - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers in the entrance hall
The Tub - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Tub
Ballet Dancers - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Ballet Dancers
Dancer III - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer III
Self-Portrait in a Soft Hat - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Self-Portrait in a Soft Hat
The Blue Dancers - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Blue Dancers
The Tub 1886 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Tub 1886
Nude Study of a Dancer - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Nude Study of a Dancer
The Greek Dance, c.1881 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Greek Dance, c.1881
Dancers at Rehearsal, , 1875-1877 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers at Rehearsal, , 1875-1877
Dancer IV - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer IV
After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself III - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself III
At the Stable, Horse and Dog, c.1862 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
At the Stable, Horse and Dog, c.1862
The Bath I - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Bath I
Ballet Scene I - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Ballet Scene I
The Curtain - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Curtain
Dance Class at the Opera 1872 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dance Class at the Opera 1872
After the Bath XIII - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath XIII
Dancer 5 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer 5
The Bellelli Family - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Bellelli Family
Plage  mare basse (Embouchure de rivire) - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Plage mare basse (Embouchure de rivire)
Dancer 3 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer 3
The Song of the Dog - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Song of the Dog
After the Bath XII - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath XII
The Conversation - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Conversation
Dancers wearing salmon coloured skirts - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers wearing salmon coloured skirts
Dance School - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dance School
Rue Quesnoy, Saint-Valery-sur-Somme - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Rue Quesnoy, Saint-Valery-sur-Somme
Dancer with Bouquets - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer with Bouquets
The Nurse - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Nurse
Dancer in Pink - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer in Pink
Three Dancers - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Three Dancers
The Pedicure, 1873 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Pedicure, 1873
Two Dancers in Yellow and Pink - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Two Dancers in Yellow and Pink
After the Bath, 1903 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath, 1903
Dancer Onstage with a Bouquet - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer Onstage with a Bouquet
The Dancer - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Dancer
The Amateur, 1866 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Amateur, 1866
The Morning Bath 1890 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Morning Bath 1890
Dancer with a Fan (study) - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer with a Fan (study)
Emma Dobigny - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Emma Dobigny
The Gentlemen's Race: Before the Start - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Gentlemen's Race: Before the Start
Dancer Leaving Her Dressing Room - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer Leaving Her Dressing Room
Torso of a Dancer - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Torso of a Dancer
Self Portrait I - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Self Portrait I
Dancer with Left Art Raised - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer with Left Art Raised
The Jewels - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Jewels
Bather by the Water - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Bather by the Water
After the Bath 2 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath 2
Before the Start I - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Before the Start I
Three Dancers III - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Three Dancers III
Bather Drying Herself - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Bather Drying Herself
Three Dancers in Purple Skirts - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Three Dancers in Purple Skirts
After the Bath III - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath III
Rehearsal - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Rehearsal
The Box at the Opera - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Box at the Opera
Buste de jeune homme, etudes pour La fille de Jephte - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Buste de jeune homme, etudes pour La fille de Jephte
Red Ballet Skirts - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Red Ballet Skirts
The Mante Family - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Mante Family
Bust of a Woman 2 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Bust of a Woman 2
Dancers in Light Blue - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers in Light Blue
Three Girls Bathing - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Three Girls Bathing
Dancer with Raised Arms - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer with Raised Arms
Woman Undressing - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Woman Undressing
The Star (aka Dancer on Stage) 1878 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Star (aka Dancer on Stage) 1878
Dancer with a Fan II - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer with a Fan II
Dancers in the Old Opera House - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers in the Old Opera House
Bathers on the grass 1886-90 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Bathers on the grass 1886-90
Three Women at the Races - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Three Women at the Races
After the Bath, 1905-07 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
After the Bath, 1905-07
Young 14 Year Old Dancer - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Young 14 Year Old Dancer
Bateau De Peche A L'Entree Du Port De Dives - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Bateau De Peche A L'Entree Du Port De Dives
The Ballet Dancer, 1891 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Ballet Dancer, 1891
Green Dancer - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Green Dancer
Dancers at the bar - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers at the bar
Woman in the Bath, 1886 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Woman in the Bath, 1886
Achille De Gas In The Uniform Of A Cadet - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Achille De Gas In The Uniform Of A Cadet
Ballet, seen from a loge - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Ballet, seen from a loge
Dancers In The Green Room - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers In The Green Room
The Finding of Moses, 1860s - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Finding of Moses, 1860s
Alexander and Bucephalus - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Alexander and Bucephalus
Dancer, 1882-95 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancer, 1882-95
The dance hall - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The dance hall
The Toilet, 1897 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Toilet, 1897
Dancers in the Rehearsal Room with a Double Bass - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Dancers in the Rehearsal Room with a Double Bass
Waiting, c.1882 - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
Waiting, c.1882
At the Cafe - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
At the Cafe
The Cup of Tea - Edgar Degas - www.edgar-degas.org
The Cup of Tea
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