Edgar degas, in full hilaire-germain-edgar de gas, de gas later spelled degas, (born july 19, 1834, paris, france—died september 27, 1917, paris), french painter, sculptor, and printmaker who was prominent in the impressionist group and widely celebrated for his images of parisian life. Edgar degas born hilaire-germain-edgar de gas july 19, 1834 paris, france died sep 27, 1917 (at age 83) nationality french movement impressionism field painting, sculpture, drawing famous paintings by edgar degas a cotton office in new orleans the dance class l'absinthe place de la concorde miss la la at the cirque fernando at the races. French painter and sculptor edgar degas (1834-1917) is considered to be one of the major representatives of impressionism, due to his innovating composition and his perspective analysis of motion.
Degas, edgar (1834-1917), french painter, sculptor, and printmaker hilaire-germain- edgar degas is probably best known for images of ballet dancers and the multimedia sculpture, the little dancer aged fourteen (1879-1881. Edgar degas seems never to have reconciled himself to the label of impressionist, preferring to call himself a realist or independent nevertheless, he was one of the group's founders, an organizer of its exhibitions, and one of its most important core members like the. Edgar degas was born on 19 july 1834 he was an artist of french origin who was known for his paintings, sculptures and drawings however, he was particularly known for his work being in the theme of dance.
Edgar degas felt that parisian life should be recorded in a lively vibrant palette he focused on ballet dancers, historical subjects, portraits of his family and friends and the joyous eccentricities of parisian life. The early years hilaire german edgar degas was born on july 19, 1834, in paris, france, the son of a well-to-do banker from an early age edgar loved books, especially the classics, and was a serious student in high school. While most impressionists opted to explore their favorite subjects only in oils, french artist edgar degas took it a step further, rendering his beloved ballerinas in paint, pastel, pencil, ink, and even wax.
Edgar degas was the eldest of five children of célestine musson de gas, an american by birth, and auguste de gas, a banker edgar later changed his surname to the less aristocratic sounding 'degas' in 1870. French painter edgar degas was one of the circle of painters known as the impressionists perhaps one of the most influential, he was also one of the most temperamental, and his relationships with other notable painters of the time were strained preferring to be called a realist rather than. Edgar degas was a french painter, sculptor and printmaker biography degas was born on 19, july 1834 in paris as the eldest of three boys and two. Degas was born in paris, france, into a moderately wealthy family he was the oldest of five children of célestine musson de gas, a creole from new orleans, louisiana, and augustin de gas, a banker.
Edgar degas was a famous french artist from the 19th and 20th century who is believed to have been one of the original members of the impressionist movement alongside the likes of claude monet. The sculptor and painter edgar degas edgar degas was a french painter and sculptor, whose innovative composition, skillful drawing, and perceptive analysis of movement made him one of the masters of modern art in the late 19th century. Edgar degas (19 july 1834 - 27 september 1917) edgar degas (19 july 1834 - 27 september 1917), born hilaire-germain-edgar degas (pronounced [ilɛʀ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡɑʀ dœˈɡɑ]), was a french artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing.
The art of hilaire germain edgar degas, bparis, july 19, 1834, d sept 26, 1917, reflects a concern for the psychology of movement and expression, the harmony of line and continuity of contour. Pierre-auguste renoir, commonly known as auguste renoir (/ ˈ r ɛ n w ɑːr, r ə n ˈ w ɑːr / french: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ] 25 february 1841 - 3 december 1919), was a french artist who was a leading painter in the development of the impressionist style. Edgar degas was a french artist and sculptor he is famous for his amazing works of art, paintings, prints and drawings he is famous for his amazing works of art, paintings, prints and drawings he painted many of his paintings on ballet dance and dancers. Edgar degas was a reluctant yet important member of the impressionist movement known for his depictions of ballerinas view edgar degas's 3,336 artworks on artnet find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices.
French impressionist painter, engraver, lithographer, printmaker, pastellist, draftsman, photographer and sculptor born 19 july 1834 - died 27 september 1917 also known as: hilaire-germain-edgar de gas, edgar degas, degas edgar, hilaire-germain-edgar degas, hilaire germain edgar de gas. Edgar degas grew up in paris, france where his mother was an opera singer and his father a french banker edgar's parents had money and he was able to go to good schools growing up edgar's parents had money and he was able to go to good schools growing up. Degas was born in paris, france, the eldest of five children of célestine musson de gas and augustin de gas, a banker the family was moderately wealthy. Painter and sculptor edgar degas was a highly celebrated 19th century french impressionist whose work helped shape the fine art landscape for years to come born on july 19, 1834, in paris, france.
Edgar degas was a 19th century artist from france who is best known for paintings, pastels and drawings of dancers, women at the toilette and parisian street scenes the product of a wealthy parisian banking family, degas studied art extensively and became a master draftsman by the 1860s. One of the most outstanding french artists of the last half of 19th century, edgar degas's sway lies in brilliantly infusing traditional academic components into contemporary themes of the 20th century. Painter and sculptor edgar degas was a highly celebrated 19th century french impressionist whose work helped shape the fine art landscape for years to come sculptor, painter (1834-1917.