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Notebook Edgar Degas - The Dance Lesson

REF IP150385 EAN 3336729126101

 Notebook Edgar Degas - The Dance Lesson

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Notebook Edgar Degas - The Dance Lesson

Edgar Degas (1834-1917)
The Dance Lesson, c. 1879 - Oil on canvas H. 38 ; L. 88 cm. Washington, National Gallery of Art

Degas' best-known works are those inspired by the ballet. For an artist committed to the depiction of modern life, the theater in all of its forms--the ballet, the opera, even the more raucous café-concerts--held a special appeal. What intrigued him the most, however, was not the formal, polished performance, but rather the behind-the-scenes, casual, candid moments of dancers rehearsing or resting. It is a theme that the artist was to explore time and again, not only in his ballet paintings but also in his horse-racing scenes.

Writing notebook, 15 x 21 cm, 64 lined pages - 80g/m² vellum paper, made from chlorine-free pulp.

Printed in France in compliance with environmental standards

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