Edgar Degas -the painter of dancers

"I still have not met a person who would be able to better portray modern life and her soul. "Edmond Goncourt.

Degas depicts not at a neutral background that he has practiced previously, in imitation of the great representatives of the Spanish school, and fills the canvas with color and light.
Degas painting "the Star" is a vivid evidence of the love of the great Maestro in the world of ballet, dance, ballerina on stage, finally, life itself.
This large Degas painting depicting the scene of the dance lesson was written by a famous baritone and art collector Jean-Baptiste, Farah.
Edgar Degas - Dancers - 1885 Pastel sobre papel.
Here, the group of dancers is depicted in mid-performance, as viewed from an upper side box. Only one of the girls in green is shown full-length, captured as she executes a swift, complicated turn.
The painting"Four dancers"the latest creation of artist oil. In the canvas you can clearly feel the influence of the pastel painting, which Degas worked the last years when vision began to deteriorate
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