Overview:Degas and New Orleans - Edgar Degas is admired today as the quintessential artist of Paris: painter of ballet dancers, bathers, and laundresses, of the racetrack and the theater. Degas and New Orleans: A French Impressionist in America explores a different Degas in another place: a sojourner with his family in New Orleans, on the unique occasion when the subtlest and most advanced ideas of French painting alighted on the banks of the Mississippi River. Degas and New Orleans accompanies a major exhibition that reassembles most of the fascinating art that Degas created during his visit and places this work in its remarkable context of family drama and American history. In addition to the works generally believed to have been executed by Degas in New Orleans, the book includes paintings, pastels, drawings, prints and sculpture done in Europe that reflect Degas's relationship to the city and that are specifically related in theme or style, or are very close in date. Finally, to help clarify its character, the New Orleans work is complemented by a selection of Degas's typical subjects, such as dancers and racetracks. Family letters, documents, heirlooms, and vintage photographs from the period help to summon forth the context of the sole visit to America by a French Impressionist.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603726845-9780894940736. It was written by the following authors: Jean Sutherland Boggs, Gail Feigenbaum. Book Degas and New Orleans, which can be read online, published by the company: Rizzoli International Publications. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Art, Fashion, Photography. The book was published on 2000-01-01. File for download Degas and New Orleans has PDF format and is called degas-and-new-orleans.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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