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From the Collection--Dancer Holding her Right Foot in her Right Hand by Edgar Degas

Though many of his formal principles are similar, Edgar Degas (1834–1917) stands out from the other major Impressionists because of his decision to depict urban spaces and the people that inhabit them, rather than natural landscapes. 1,078 more words


Dance Opera by Edgar Degas

Artist: Edgar Degas (1834 – 1917)

Nationality: French

Style: Impressionism

Genre: Genre Painting 6 more words


D-Tales: The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

It was said in 1878 that certain physiological traits defined a criminal – “a forward thrust of the lower face, broad cheekbones, low forehead, and dark, abundant hair.” By that logic, Marie van Goethem was doomed from birth. 337 more words


The Star

The Star completed by Edgar Degas in 1881

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A Study of St. John

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 56 more words