Edgar Degas

Picture Study is simple. Look at the picture with your children for a few minutes, and then talk about what you saw. Try to remember as much about the piece as you can. Enjoy the beauty of it. Art is not a chore; it’s a pleasure.  We’ve chosen some works by Edgar Degas for this month.


Before the Race By Edgar Degas – Walters Art Museum: Home page  Info about artwork, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18844653 
The Dance Class By Edgar Degas – Metropolitan Museum of Art, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1404820 
Place de la Concorde By Edgar Degas – studyblue.com, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=898132
The Little Dancer of Fourteen Years By Edgar Degas – This file was donated to Wikimedia Commons as part of a project by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. See the Image and Data Resources Open Access Policy, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=103265217
A Cotton Office in New Orleans By Edgar Degas – Painted in 1873 in NewOrleans, LouisianaTransferred from en.wikipedia by SreeBot, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17359225 
The Belleli Family  By Edgar Degas – CAEtElXoJtKBnQ at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21856943




Edgar Degas: 6-Minute Art History Video https://youtu.be/YXB187Gpz6I 
Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty https://youtu.be/DC8L2O7I0wk  
Conserving Degas https://youtu.be/Swh6pYdeR_8 


Photo of Artist:   Self Portrait By Edgar Degas – This file was derived from Edgar Degas self-portrait 1855.jpeg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79745808

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