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Edgar Degas: Masterpieces of Art

ROBINSON, MICHAEL

9781783619948

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Price: $29.99
Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781783619948
Published: November 2016

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French artist Edgar Degas was famous for his drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Although a member of the Impressionists, his work focused on indoor subjects, particularly his beautiful studies of dancers. This beautiful new book showcases all of his major works, including The Star and The Ballet Class. French artist Edgar Degas was famous for his drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Although a member of the Impressionists, with Monet, Pissaro and Renoir his work focused on indoor subjects, particularly his acutely observed pieces on ballerinas. His masterful studies of real life resonate still today and he remains one of the most popular painters in the world. This beautiful new book showcases all of his major works (including Ballet Rehearsal, The Star and The Ballet Class), with detailed captions, and a long essay on life, art and influences. AUTHOR: Michael Robinson is a freelance lecturer and writer on art and design history. Originally an art dealer with his own provincial gallery in Sussex, he entered academic life by way of a career change, having gained a first class honours and Masters degree at Kingston University. He is currently working on his doctorate, a study of early modernist period British dealers. He continues to lecture on British and French art of the Modern period. 90 illustrations

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9781783619948
Published: November 2016

Number of pages: 128
Width: 203 mm
Height: 231 mm
Depth: 17 mm

Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing

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