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The Nearly-Impressionist Jean-François Raffaëlli

One of the frequent points of friction between Degas and most of the other Impressionists was his choice of artists to include in the movement and its exhibitions. 1,213 more words

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Degas' Circle: Mary Cassatt, 3 Prints perfected

In April 1880, Edgar Degas withdrew from a major project in which he, Mary Cassatt, Pissarro, and others were to publish a joint print journal. Cassatt was naturally upset by this, and for a while her relationship with Degas cooled. 1,137 more words

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Danseuses: 2 The social message

In the previous article, I looked at a selection of paintings showing the ballet and its dancers during the lifetime of Degas, to help put his many paintings and drawings into context. 721 more words

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Degas' Circle: Mary Cassatt, 2 Painter and print-maker

Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) worked hard to master her print-making techniques during the winter of 1879-80, under the guidance of her mentor and close friend Edgar Degas… 949 more words

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Art Museum and Family Dinner: DC Part 4

On Thursday, my brother and dad had tickets to a Washington Nationals game, so my mom and I were on our own for the day.  We had a pretty lazy morning, and didn’t leave the hotel room until after 10! 579 more words

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Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade: Exhibit now on at the Legion of Honor

For those of us who love our hats the current exhibit on at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco is a must see.

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