Edgar Degas

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Style: Impressionism;Realism;Neo-Classicism;Fauvism

Place: Paris

Born: 1834

Death: 1917

Nationality: France


Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 - 27 September 1917) , born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas (French pronunciation: ), 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. A superb draughtsman, he is ...