Edgar Degas

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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas born as Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas in Paris, France

Edgar Degas

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Formed Society of Independent Artists otherwise known as Impressionists

1834

Sculpted "The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer". It was either recieved well, or criticized.

8th and final impressionist exhibition was held in Paris, France

1873

1880

1886

Impressionist

- Degas was never married, however, he became a good friend of another artist by the name of Mary Cassatt- Painter, scultper, printmaker- Was an influence for Pablo Picassio. Was influenced by calssics (ex: Da Vinci)- Most expensive artwork, a pastel, went for £17.6m ($26,151,660.14).- Died in Paris in 1917 at age 83.

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Dans un Cafe

Blue Dancers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/artists/edgar-degas http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/380814.stmhttp://www.biography.com/people/edgar-degas-9269770#early-lifehttp://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/29.100.370

The Dance Class


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