Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917
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Edgar Degas
French, 1834-1917
9,442 followers
High auction record
£13m, Christie's, 2008
Collected by major museums
Tate, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Degas: A Passion for Perfection,
Denver Art Museum
From the Hands of the Masters II: From Parmigianino to Matisse,
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
2017
Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,
Legion of Honor

Though he rejected the label, Edgar Degas contributed significantly to Impressionism with his …

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Though he rejected the label, Edgar Degas contributed significantly to Impressionism with his depictions of fleeting moments and images of modern Parisian life—in theaters, cafés, and, most iconically, ballet studios. “It is much better to draw what you can't see anymore but is in your memory,” he said. “You only …

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