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    Edgar Degas once stated, “A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people” (Frank). Degas style of painting reflects this quotation from him. He keeps a yearning within the audience to understand the true meaning of his paintings. The mystery of his paintings is part of the reason that he is popular. This paper will discuss the painting The Interior, and why it fits the mystery of Degas. Hilaire-Germain-Edgar

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    In examining the work of the impressionist artist Edgar Degas, though he himself preferred to be considered a realist, the very mention of his name conjures images of ballerinas. From the most famous statue of Little Dancer Fourteen Years Old who stands prominently defined in our mind’s eyes or the swirling masses of color and form that showed visions of Parisian Operas in the 1800s like that seen in the painting Dancers in the Wings, Degas’ work is indelibly linked to the world of these petite dancers

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    great painter Edgar Degas. Edgar degas was born in July 19, 1834 in Paris to upper middle class family. Regardless of his father’s desire for him to go to law school, Degas wanted to focus on painting. In 1855 Edgar Degas got admission in the Ecole des Beaux – Arts, and studied drawing there (Edgar Degas biography). In the later 1860s he was allowed to exhibit his painting in the institution of salon In in Paris, but he was not selling his arts. In the beginning of his career degas was not depended

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    Edgar Degas was largely associated with the Impressionism art movement during the late 19th century. Even though Degas himself would probably never call himself an Impressionistic painter, “he was one of the group’s founders, an organizer of its exhibitions, and one of its most important core members” (Schenkel). The Impressionism movement had its origins from earlier movements of naturalism and plein-air, or painting in open air, methods. Impressionism also drew from the woodblock prints in Japonism

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    Edgar Degas and the Ballet Dancers Although Edgar Degas preferred to describe his work as realism rather than impressionism, he was among the most famous impressionist of the late 1800’s. Degas’ body of work protrayed many aspects of Paris life such as café scenes, horse races and operas. Some of his most notalbe portrayals was that of ballet dancers. Through his many portraits of ballet dancers Degas was able to convey one the most important attributes of a ballerina, the ballerina ligne. “Dancer

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    Edgar Degas was making drawing of the ballerinas and dancers in 19th century. French artist Edgar Degas created hundreds of artworks that captured the ballet world of 19th century Paris. Degas regularly went to the Palais Garnier Opera House to observe the ballerinas. His focus was on their natural movement as they practiced. Exploring the way the dancers bodies flowed through performance. Edgar showed a talent for drawing while young and wanted to become and artist. Edgar spent a lot of time at

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    Mary Stevenson Cassatt's Miss Mary Ellison (1880) and Edgar-Hilaire-Germain Degas's Mademoiselle Malo (1877) are two paintings that, when compared and contrasted, shows numbers of influences that Degas had on Mary Cassatt's art. Both of these paintings are portraits done in tbe standard ¾ point of view. Even at a mere glance, it is easy to see the striking similarities between the two portraits. It is not too farfetched to assume that Degas had a lot of influence on Mary Cassatt's work because it

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    Edgar Degas was a French artist, which was known as an Impressionists. He was born on the 19th of July, 1834, in Paris, France. His full name was Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas. Degas went into practice law. In 1855, he enrolled at the famous School of Fine Arts, in Paris, where he studied under Louis Lamothe, a pupil of the classical painter Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. In time, Edgar Degas painting became popular and unique. Edgar Degas painting featured unorthodox visual angles and asymmetrical

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    Edgar Degas helped to found and develop the Impressionist group of artist and their exhibitions. Though he helped to develop the group of Impressionist, he did not consider himself one; he referred to himself as a Realist or an independent artist. Degas preferred to paint scenes that were indoors and lit by artificial light rather than outdoor naturally light scenes. He used many different medium when making his art such as oil paints, bronze sculptures, engravings, photos, and sketches with pencil

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    Hilaire German Edgar Degas was born in Paris, France on July 19, 1834. He was the son of Auguste de Gas, a banker, and Celestine Musson de Gas, an American from New Orleans. Edgar was the oldest of the five children Auguste and Celestine had. Their family was members of the middle class, however, for many years their family spelled their name “de Gas” which thanks to the preposition “de” suggested that their family was from a land-owning aristocratic background. It wasn’t until 1870 that Edgar changed his

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