Edgar Degas, 1898 - The Dancers - fine art print
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Supplemental description by Los Angeles County Museum of Art (© Copyright - by Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
Edgar Degas was one of the great masters of pastel, a medium he favored throughout his career. Beginning in the 1870s, in a series of pastels devoted to the subject of dancers, Degas tirelessly explored movement, light, and color, producing a body of work unrivalled in beauty and innovation. In The Dancers (1898) a late masterpiece, Degas used the medium with a freedom and power that belie his failing sight. He deftly defined forms with short, vigorous parallel strokes of pastel in bold colors, adding dabs of white chalk like strings of dazzling pearls to enliven the surface of his dancers' dresses. Degas's composition is daring; he decapitates one dancer, dangles the truncated leg of another, and slashes the left foreground with a prop tree, thus framing and isolating his balletic trio, who are caught, snapshot-like, frozen between rest and movement. The Dancers, whose subject is iconic within the artist's oeuvre, is only the second Degas pastel to enter the collection. Partial, fractional and promised gift of Janice and Henri Lazarof.
Details about the work of art
|Painting title:||"The Dancers"|
|Art categorization:||modern art|
|Approximate age of artwork:||more than 120 years|
|Original medium of artwork:||pastel on paper on board|
|Original size (artwork):||29 x 24 in|
|Museum / collection:||Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Location of the museum:||Los Angeles, California, United States of America|
|Website of the museum:||Los Angeles County Museum of Art|
|Courtesy of:||Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org)|
Artist details table
|Name of the artist:||Edgar Degas|
|Alias names:||degas hilaire german edgar, edgar hilaire germain degas, Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas, degas h.g.e., Hilarie Germain Edgar Degas, h.e.g. degas, degas hilaire germaine edgar, Degas Edgar, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas, Edgar Degas, דגה אדגאר, Degas E., Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Degas Edgar Hilaire Germain, De Gas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, Te-chia, Jilaira Germain Edgar Degas, e. degas, Degas Hilaire-Germain-Edgar, degas edgar, Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar De, hilaire germain edgar degas, Degas, h.g.e. degas, degas jilaire germain edgar degas, Dega Edgar, hilaire degas, degas h.g.e., דגה אדגר, degas Hillaire germaine edgar, De Gas Hilaire Germain Edgar, Degas Edgar Germain Hilaire, degas edgar hillaire germaine, Degas H. G. E., Degas Hilaire Germain, degas e.|
|Gender of the artist:||male|
|Jobs:||engraver, painter, sculptor, poet, photographer|
|Country of origin:||France|
|Artist category:||modern artist|
|Styles of the artist:||Impressionism|
|Died aged:||83 years|
|Born in the year:||1834|
|Died in the year:||1917|
|Died in (place):||Paris, Ile-de-France, France|
About this product
|Article categorization:||fine art print|
|Reproduction:||reproduction in digital format|
|Production process:||UV direct print (digital printing)|
|Manufacturing:||manufactured in Germany|
|Stock type:||on demand production|
|Intended product usage:||art collection (reproductions), wall decoration|
|Artwork orientation:||portrait format|
|Image ratio:||1 : 1.2|
|Meaning:||the length is 20% shorter than the width|
|Available product fabrics:||canvas print, metal print (aluminium dibond), poster print (canvas paper), acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)|
|Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame) size variants:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) size options:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Poster print (canvas paper) sizes:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Dibond print (alumnium material) size variants:||50x60cm - 20x24", 100x120cm - 39x47"|
|Art print framing:||not included|
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The more than 120 years old artwork was made by the impressionist master Edgar Degas in 1898. The version of the painting measures the size: 29 x 24 in. Pastel on paper on board was applied by the French painter as the medium of the painting. This piece of art is in the the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's art collection, which is located in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. This public domain artpiece is included with courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art (www.lacma.org).Additionally, the artpiece has the creditline: . Further, the alignment is portrait with an image ratio of 1 : 1.2, which implies that the length is 20% shorter than the width. The photographer, poet, engraver, painter, sculptor Edgar Degas was an artist from France, whose style was mainly Impressionism. The artist lived for a total of 83 years - born in the year 1834 and died in the year 1917.
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