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Published by Lefevre Gallery in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Degas, Edgar, -- 1834-1917 -- Exhibitions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDegas.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsLefevre Gallery.
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20670219M

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  Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (–) was a French painter, draftsman, printmaker and sculptor celebrated for his scenes of modern life, from the cabaret concert to the racetrack to the ballet, the subject for which he is best known. Academically trained, Degas emulated old master and 19th-century predecessors; at the same time, he embraced Pages: Degas, the catalogue of the first large-scale retrospective exhibition of the work of Edgar Degas (–) to be held in more than fifty years, is the permanent record of the –89 exhibition jointly organized by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Comprehensive in scope and definitive in nature, this .   Edgar Degas In terms of both theme and technique, the key to understanding the early work of Edgar Degas () is classical painting. Although he was eventually associated with the Impressionists and even participated in their joint exhibitions, Degas never adopted a 4/5(1). Edgar Degas (UK: / ˈ d eɪ ɡ ɑː /, US: / d eɪ ˈ ɡ ɑː, d ə ˈ ɡ ɑː /; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, French: [ilɛːʁ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡaʁ də ɡa]; 19 July – 27 September ) was a French artist famous for his pastel drawings and oil paintings of : Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July .