Edgar Degas Famous Paintings

Edgar Degas (July 19, 1834 – September 27, 1917), born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas in France, was an artist known for works in drawing, sculpture, printmaking, painting, and sculpture. He is considered a founder of Impressionism, although he denied the contribution and preferred to be called a realist. More than half of his works depict dancers. He possessed mastery in the depiction of movement, as seen in his female nudes and racecourse subjects. His portraits are revered for their depiction of human isolation and psychological complexity. Learn more »

Famous Paintings by Edgar Degas

The Belleli Family, 1862 Interior (The Rape), 1869 Dance Class at the Opera, 1872
A Cotton Office in New Orleans, 1873 The Ballet Class, 1874 Place de la Concorde, 1875
The Absinthe Drinker, 1876 Two Ballet Dancers, c.1879 Little Dancer, Fourteen Year Old, 1881
Dancers tying shoes, 1883 In the Dance Studio, c.1897 Ballet Dancers in the Wings, 1900
Three Dancers in an Exercise Hall

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