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Degas His Life, Times and Work by Roy McMullen

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7465874M
ISBN 100395276039
ISBN 109780395276037

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Degas and the Little Dancer shares the true story of a young dancer, Marie, who worked as a model for the artist Degas in order to pay for her dance classes. It is an honest story that shows Degas for the artist and man he truly was and how he worked with his models/5. Edgar Degas (19 July – 27 September ), 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. In the book, Dega is introduced as one who "had been caught up in the scandal of the counterfeit National Defense bonds", had become rich and "one of the biggest crooks" in the Marseille underworld, but was exposed as the lead forger in by one "Brioulet", an arrested partner in this crime, when Dega had refused to help him to pay for a lawyer. Degas was born in Paris, France, into a moderately wealthy family. He was the oldest of five children of Célestine Musson De Gas, a Creole from New Orleans, Louisiana, and Augustin De Gas, a maternal grandfather Germain Musson, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti of French descent and had settled in New Orleans in Degas (he adopted this less grandiose spelling of his family Born: Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July .

Jul 14,  · Degas: Painter of Ballerinas allows readers to connect with art and artist. Susan Goldman Rubin presents large images of Degas's work on each page, accompanied by a quote from or about the artist, or an interesting piece of information about his life and work.5/5(4). Edgar Degas (Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas) (ēlĕr´ zhĕrmăN´ ĕdgär´ dəgä´), –, French painter and sculptor,; son of a banker. Although prepared for the law, he abandoned it for painting, studying at the École des Beaux-Arts with L. Lamothe, a student of Ingres, and in Italy, copying 15th- and 16th-century masters. Brush up on French painter Edgar Degas and his obsession with movement, whether ballet, cabaret, or horse racing, in this monograph by TASCHEN cyrusofficial.comr: Benedikt Taschen. Feb 05,  · Degas: 16 Art Stickers (Dover Art Stickers) [Edgar Degas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This splendid collection of artworks in miniature spotlights the talents of one of the most important ― and popular ― French artists of the 19th century. Sixteen of Edgar Degas's most famous paintings/5(23).