Edgar Degas was famous for his unconventional portraits of ballet dancers. Instead of catching them in moments of beauty, he painted snapshots, unguarded moments, like reading the newspaper! Absolutely LOVE Degas dancer paintings, they are my favorite.
The Rehearsal Onstage Artist: Edgar Degas (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1874 Medium: Pastel over brush-and-ink drawing on thin cream-colored wove paper, laid down on bristol board and mounted on canvas Gallery 816
Mademoiselle Bécat at the Café des Ambassadeurs Edgar Degas (French, Pastel over lithograph. The Morgan Library & Museum. This vivid scene of a performance by the famed chanteuse Emilie Bécat at the Café des Ambassadeurs captures.
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