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Degas by Degas

Edgar Degas

Degas by Degas

by Edgar Degas

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917 -- Sources,
  • Painting -- Themes, motives

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[introduced and] edited by Rachel Barnes.
    SeriesArtists by themselves
    ContributionsBarnes, Rachel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND553.D3 B37 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1889538M
    ISBN 100394589076
    LC Control Number90052730

    Paul Valéry met Edgar Degas in , and the two were friends for the two decades that remained in Degas’ life – the poet, almost 30 years younger, was in awe of the older painter, whom he considered a genius, and the painter was clearly flattered by the interest of the brilliant young poet. Valéry early had the idea of writing a book about Degas, but Degas was too cantankerous to agree. Brush up on French painter Edgar Degas and his obsession with movement, whether ballet, cabaret, or horse racing, in this monograph by TASCHEN Date:

    About this Item: Dover Publications Inc., United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. One of the greatest of the 19th-century French artists, Edgar Degas was perhaps best known for his graceful portrayals of ballet dancers. Edgar Degas (Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas) (ēlĕr´ zhĕrmăN´ ĕdgär´ dəgä´), –, French painter and sculptor, ; son of a banker. Although prepared for the law, he abandoned it for painting, studying at the École des Beaux-Arts with L. Lamothe, a student of Ingres, and in Italy, copying 15th- and 16th-century masters.

    Adding product CATEGORIES. "What Makes a Degas a Degas?" is an informational book that looks into Degas' background and techniques, as well as how he became an impressionist artist. We also see many of his most popular paintings and the styles in which he excelled.4/5.


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Got this book because I love Degas and especially his ballerinas - this is wonderful, great source book for his work and for inspiration. Love trying to copy some of Degas by Degas book paintings - /5(7). Edgar Degas has 88 books on Goodreads with ratings. Edgar Degas’s most popular book is Degas By Himself: Drawings, Paintings, Writings.

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Art enthusiasts and balletomanes who prize Degas's pictures of dancers will delight in the sublime beauty and mastery of expression of these images.

This inexpensive edition allows lovers of art and the dance to savor these enchanting, beautifully reproduced drawings/5(11). Friedman's simple text relates how Degas, one of the founding members of impressionism, liked to travel about the city in a cape and top hat, with a cane in hand, observing and translating what he 5/5(4).

By the late s, Degas had become increasingly absorbed by the behind-the-scenes activities at the ballet. This study of a dancer in second position is for a ballerina in The Rehearsal (–79; Frick Collection, New York), which shows dancers practicing with a violinist in the rehearsal studio.

Both the Frick painting and the present drawing were in the collection of Degas' lifelong. Degas: His Life and Works in Images: An illustrated exploration of the artist, his life and context with a gallery of of his finest paintings and sculptures.

Edgar Degas book Degas has 89 books on Goodreads with ratings. Edgar Degas’s most popular book is Complete Works of Edgar Degas. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Find nearly any book by EDGAR DEGAS (page 2).

Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. One of the greatest of the 19th-century French artists, Edgar Degas was perhaps best known for his graceful portrayals of ballet dancers.

These enchanting bookmarks have been beautifully designed using details from 12 of the artist's finest paintings of dancers, including the charming Dancer at the Bar; Dancer's Dressing Room; Dancers, Pink and Green; Before the Exam (The Dancing Glass.

Degas, the catalogue of the first large-scale retrospective exhibition of the work of Edgar Degas (–) to be held in more than fifty years, is the permanent record of the –89 exhibition jointly organized by the Réunion des Musées Nationaux, Paris, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Washington, DC—Edgar Degas (–) is celebrated as the painter of dancers, a subject that dominated his art for nearly four decades. Degas's renowned images of the Paris Opéra are among the most sophisticated and visually compelling works he ever created.

Celebrating the th anniversary of the Paris Opéra's founding, "Degas at the Opéra" will present approximately of the. Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

Coauthors & Alternates Degas, EdgarBoggs, Jean Sutherland. Edgar Degas has lots to offer in terms of work that is kid friendly and sure to spur a conversation. USe these Edgar Degas for kids printable resources and book suggestions for a a zero prep art history class.

Everything you need is right here for an entire lesson Degas lesson. Read some books, look at his art work, write, and talk. Edgar Degas (19 July – 27 September ) Edgar Degas (19 July – 27 September ), born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (pronounced [ilɛʀ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡɑʀ dœˈɡɑ]), 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. This particular notebook features “The Green Dancer” by Edgar Degas on its cover. The notebook is small, about x ”, and contains 64 lined pages. Good for writing reminder notes to yourself, or could be used as a journal or diary, or could be given as a small present to a dancer or art lover/5().

Click here to see a complete collection of Edgar Degas oil artworks paintings and drawings, that include some of the world's best known, most popular and most expensive pieces. This book focuses mainly on Marie van Goethen, the subject of Degas's Little Dancer sculpture.

In the voice of a museum curator, it tells how Marie, who longed to dance in a Christmas ballet, agreed to pose for Degas in order to raise money to continue on with her ballet lessons/5.

A Celebration of Dance and Degas. Author: Carolyn Vaughan; Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers ISBN: Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Page: 32 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» An introduction to ballet juxtaposes works of art by French impressionist painter Edgar Degas with illustrations of modern-day ballet students, in a volume that includes a brief history of ballet and a.

Degas portrayed both the animal beauty and the members of French society he saw at the racecourse. This book discusses in detail the importance of the horse in Degas’ paintings and also examines his use of the subject in his drawing and in his wax sculpture.

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/5. Degas Art Series Jean Jacques Leveque Crescent Books French Artist Art Book.

$ + $ ShippingSeller Rating: % positive.This book places Degas within this transatlantic network of prominent individuals and families--both white and black--who maintained close connections with New Orleans, and moved freely between France and America, as though the two "colonies" constituted a single cultural realm.Edgar Degas (UK: / ˈ d eɪ ɡ ɑː /, US: / d eɪ ˈ ɡ ɑː, d ə ˈ ɡ ɑː /; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, French: [ilɛːʁ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡaʁ də ɡa]; 19 July – 27 September ) was a French artist famous for his pastel drawings and oil paintings of also produced bronze sculptures, prints, and is especially identified with the subject of Born: Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July .