Edgar Degas

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Date of death
1917-09-27
Date of birth
1834-07-19
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Jean Baptise Rene De Gas
Achille De Gas
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Celestine Musson
Augustin De Gas
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mary cassatt admired by edgar degas (Mary Cassatt)
paul gauguin collection bought by edgar degas (Paul Gauguin)
pierre-auguste renoir formed group with edgar degas (Pierre-Auguste Renoir)
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He knew Valery. (Extras)
In 1856, at the age of twenty-two, Degas travelled to Italy to study the Renaissance painters, classical sculptures and architecture and to copy the masters. (Details)
After the summer, he moved to Rome and worked at the Villa Medici, the institute which awarded the Prix de Rome, a prize allowing a student to work there. (Details)
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A man who devoted all of his energies to the art world and exerted great influence during the establishment of the Impressionist era.
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fine arts and crafts
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painting
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edgar degas knew jean-auguste-dominique ingres (Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres)
edgar degas a pal of james abbott mcneill whistler (James McNeill Whistler)
edgar degas a pal of claude monet (Claude Monet)
 

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