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The Life, Paintings, Sculptures And Drawings Of The Great French Artist Edgar Degas Revealed, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Color, 1988, 1 Hour.) #EdgarDegas #Artists #Painters #Sculptors #Draftsmen #GreatPainters #GreatSculptors #Impressionism #Realism #Dance #Ballet #DVD #VideoDownload #MP4 #USBFlashDrive
Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor, draftsman and printer (July 19, 1834 - September 27, 1917) was born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas in Paris, France. Degas is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he rejected the term, preferring to be called a realist. He was a superb draftsman, and particularly masterly in depicting movement, as can be seen in his rendition of dancers, racecourse subjects and female nudes. His portraits are notable for their psychological complexity and for their portrayal of human isolation. At the beginning of his career, Degas wanted to be a history painter, a calling for which he was well prepared by his rigorous academic training and close study of classic art. In his early thirties, he changed course, and by bringing the traditional methods of a history painter to bear on contemporary subject matter, he became a classical painter of modern life. He apparently ceased working in 1912, when the impending demolition of his longtime residence on the rue Victor Massé forced him to move to quarters on Boulevard de Clichy. He never married and spent the last years of his life, nearly blind, restlessly wandering the streets of Paris before dying on September 27,1917 at the age of 83.