Dancers at rehearsals by Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas, a French painter and sculptor, was born in the family of a Parisian banker. He received a brilliant education at the Lyceum of Louis the Great, then studied

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Dance class (Dance lesson) by Edgar Degas

Degas often wrote dancers, their weekdays and performances. The technique of impressionism used by him was the best way to convey airy, static-free images. In the artist’s paintings fragile and

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Place de la Concorde by Edgar Degas

This picture is an important milestone in the development of not only French, but also European painting of the XIX century, primarily because before it anything similar from the point

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Hair combing by Edgar Degas

“Combing the hair” – a painting written in the late period of creativity, and when it was created, the artist used several sketches, as well as one of the works

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Dancer at the photographer by Edgar Degas

After 1870, Degas almost ceased to paint with oil, and the picture “Dancer with a photographer” presents a rare exception to this rule. The pose of the ballerina was “caught”

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Rehearsal by Edgar Degas

“They call me a painter of dancers,” Degas wrote. He really turned to this topic, and his early masterpiece “Rehearsal” allows you to appreciate all the uniqueness of the images

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Woman at the toilet by Edgar Degas

Painting Woman at the toilet The Hermitage holds one of the best “pastel” works of the master – “The combing woman” or “Woman behind the toilet”. A young girl sitting

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