Edgar Degas
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19 July 1834 - 27 September 1917. French painter.

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Edgar Degas
Three Women Combing their Hair
1875-76 13.5" x 18.5" Phillips Collection, Washington DC
ID: 00856

Edgar Degas Three Women Combing their Hair
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Edgar Degas

French Realist/Impressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1834-1917 French painter, draughtsman, printmaker, sculptor, pastellist, photographer and collector. He was a founder-member of the Impressionist group and the leader within it of the Realist tendency. He organized several of the group exhibitions, but after 1886 he showed his works very rarely and largely withdrew from the Parisian art world. As he was sufficiently wealthy, he was not constricted by the need to sell his work, and even his late pieces retain a vigour and a power to shock that is lacking in the contemporary productions of his Impressionist colleagues.  Related Paintings of Edgar Degas :. | The Daughter of Japhthah | Baigneuses | Dancer with Bouquet | The conversation in the store | the bellelli family |
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