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Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas - Seated Dancer 1873-74

Regular price $39.00

8 x 10 Inch Canvas Print of an Edgar Degas drawing of a seated dancer

Edgar Degas born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) was a French artist famous for his pastel drawings and oil paintings of ballerinas. Degas also produced bronze sculptures, prints, and drawings. Degas is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers.[Although Degas is regarded as one of the founders of impressionism, he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist, and did not paint outdoors as many Impressionists did. Degas was a superb draftsman and particularly masterly in depicting movement, as can be seen in his rendition of dancers and bathing female nudes. In addition to ballet dancers and bathing women, Degas painted race horses and racing jockeys, as well as portraits. His portraits are notable for their psychological complexity and for their portrayal of human isolation.

The original picture , using Graphite and Charcoal, heightened with white on pink woven paper, squared for transfer, is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (it isn't currently on display)
We have other Degas art prints available for sale - please see separate listings for details. 
Any imperfections on these images of old drawings are as a result of damage to the original artwork - we have not retouched them in any way (so depending on the picture you might see marks, the odd small tear etc).
This canvas print is showing a grey border. Should you wish to change this to a different colour, white, black, or any other from a range of different options then please let us know and we will accommodate as possible. 
Details on these canvas prints: 100% Cotton fabric - Wooden Frame - High Image Quality & Detail.
All items are made to order, and take approximately 7 days to make and dispatch
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