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About Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas was a French painter and artist. He was born in Paris. He was an impressionist and a classical painter of modern life. He is actually regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism, although he was prefering to be called a realist.
"Little Dancer of Fourteen Years", "The Bellelli Family".
Dancing, female nudity, portraits, human isolation.
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was his biggest admirer.
He has stated: "the artist must live alone and his private life must remain unknown".
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Famous quotes by Edgar Degas
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.Edgar Degas
Art is vice. You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it.Edgar Degas
It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.Edgar Degas
Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.Edgar Degas
Edgar Degas' Popularity
Edgar Degas was a famous French painter, who was born on July 19, 1834. As a person born on this date, Edgar Degas is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (July 19) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1834).
People born on July 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Edgar Degas is the 620th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Edgar Degas' birthday, Edgar Degas is the 71st most famous French and ranks 21st in famous people born in Paris, France.
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