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If Paris was the "bank, boulevard, and brothel" of Europe, then Degas was its most affectionate documentarian. He moved easily between the elegant sidewalks of the Champs-Elysees and the city's glamorous salons to its working class bars and seedy bordellos. As readers turn the pages of this exquisite collection they will feel as if they are looking into Degas' private sket ...more
Hardcover, 63 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Prestel Publishing
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Edgar Degas (born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas) 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. A superb draughtsman, he is especially identified with the subject of the dance, and over half his works depict dancers. These display his ...moreMore about Edgar Degas