Edgar Degas, 1874 - The Dance Class - fine art print

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About the product

This painting was made by Edgar Degas in 1874. The 140 years old artwork measures the size: 32 7/8 x 30 3/8 in (83,5 x 77,2 cm) and was made with the medium oil on canvas. Today, this work of art belongs to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art's digital collection. With courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986 (public domain license). Creditline of the artwork: Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986. Moreover, alignment is in square format with an image ratio of 1 : 1, which means that the length is equal to the width. The photographer, poet, engraver, painter, sculptor Edgar Degas was an artist, whose style can be attributed primarily to Impressionism. The European painter lived for a total of 83 years - born in the year 1834 and passed away in the year 1917.

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For every fine art print we offer different sizes & materials. Pick your favorite size and material among the following options:

  • Acrylic glass print: A glossy print on acrylic glass, which is often described as a an art print on plexiglass, will transform your favorite original into beautiful home decoration. Moreover, the acrylic art print is a good alternative to canvas and dibond fine art replicas. Your own version of the work of art is manufactured with state-of-the-art UV direct print technology. The special effect of this are stunning, intense color tones. The great benefit of a plexiglass art print is that contrasts plus small details become exposed with the help of the very fine gradation of the picture.
  • Aluminium print (aluminium dibond): Aluminium Dibond prints are prints on metal with a true depth effect. For our Direct Print On Aluminum Dibond, we print your selected artwork right onto the aluminium white-primed surface. The white and bright components of the artpiece shimmer with a silk gloss, however without glare. The colors of the print are vivid and luminous in the highest definition, the fine details appear clear and crisp. This print on Aluminum Dibond is one of the most demanded entry-level products and is an extremely sophisticated way to showcase artworks, as it draws attention on the artwork.
  • The canvas print: A printed canvas applied on a wood frame. What is more, printed canvas generates a cosy, comfortable impression. A canvas print has the great advantage of being relatively low in weight, which means that it is easy to hang your Canvas print without the support of any wall-mounts. A canvas print is suited for any kind of wall.
  • Poster on canvas material: Our poster print is a printed canvas paper with a fine surface structure. It is suited for placing the art print in a special frame. Please bear in mind, that depending on the absolute size of the poster we add a white margin of something between 2-6cm round about the print, which facilitates the framing with your custom frame.

Important information: We try to describe our products with as many details as possible and to display them visually in our shop. Nonetheless, the tone of the printed materials and the printing might differ somehwat from the presentation on your screen. Depending on the screen settings and the quality of the surface, colors can unfortunately not be printed one hundret percent realistically. Since all the fine art prints are processed and printed manually, there might as well be minor differences in the motif's exact position and the size.

The product

Product type: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: digital printing (UV direct print)
Manufacturing: manufactured in Germany
Stock type: on demand production
Product usage: wall art, art collection (reproductions)
Image alignment: square format
Aspect ratio: (length : width) 1 : 1
Interpretation: the length is equal to the width
Available reproduction fabrics: metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), canvas print
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) size variants: 20x20cm - 8x8", 30x30cm - 12x12", 50x50cm - 20x20", 70x70cm - 28x28", 100x100cm - 39x39", 150x150cm - 59x59", 180x180cm - 71x71"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) options: 20x20cm - 8x8", 30x30cm - 12x12", 50x50cm - 20x20", 70x70cm - 28x28", 100x100cm - 39x39", 150x150cm - 59x59", 180x180cm - 71x71"
Poster print (canvas paper): 30x30cm - 12x12", 50x50cm - 20x20", 70x70cm - 28x28", 100x100cm - 39x39"
Aluminium print (aluminium dibond material): 20x20cm - 8x8", 30x30cm - 12x12", 50x50cm - 20x20", 70x70cm - 28x28", 100x100cm - 39x39"
Picture frame: without frame

Piece of art table

Work of art title: "The Dance Class"
Artwork classification: painting
General term: modern art
Time: 19th century
Year of creation: 1874
Approximate age of artwork: 140 years old
Artwork original medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions of the original artpiece: 32 7/8 x 30 3/8 in (83,5 x 77,2 cm)
Exhibited in: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Place of the museum: New York City, New York, United States of America
Museum's webpage: www.metmuseum.org
License type of artwork: public domain
Courtesy of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986
Creditline: Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986

Background information about the artist

Artist name: Edgar Degas
Aliases: Degas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, hilaire degas, Degas E., דגה אדגאר, Degas Hilaire Germain, Degas Edgar, degas h.g.e., degas edgar, Jilaira Germain Edgar Degas, degas jilaire germain edgar degas, hilaire germain edgar degas, Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Degas H. G. E., degas e., Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas, De Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Te-chia, e. degas, edgar hilaire germain degas, degas Hillaire germaine edgar, Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar De, Dega Edgar, degas h.g.e., Degas, Degas Edgar Germain Hilaire, Edgar Degas, De Gas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, degas hilaire german edgar, Degas Edgar Hilaire Germain, Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, degas hilaire germaine edgar, h.e.g. degas, דגה אדגר, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, h.g.e. degas, degas edgar hillaire germaine, Hilarie Germain Edgar Degas
Artist gender: male
Nationality: French
Jobs: engraver, photographer, painter, poet, sculptor
Country of origin: France
Artist category: modern artist
Art styles: Impressionism
Age at death: 83 years
Born: 1834
Year of death: 1917
City of death: Paris, Ile-de-France, France

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Additional description by the museum's website (© - The Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

This work and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, represent the most ambitious paintings Degas devoted to the theme of the dance. Some twenty-four women, ballerinas and their mothers, wait while a dancer executes an "attitude" for her examination. Jules Perrot, a famous ballet master, conducts the class. The imaginary scene is set in a rehearsal room in the old Paris Opéra, which had recently burned to the ground. On the wall beside the mirror, a poster for Rossini’s Guillaume Tell pays tribute to the singer Jean-Baptiste Faure, who commissioned the picture and lent it to the 1876 Impressionist exhibition.

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