Edgar Degas Canvas Wall Art

Edgar Degas is well-known for his paintings and sketches, with a subject matter typically centered on young ballet dancers. In the late 1800s, he developed a way of drawing from nature directly into oil paints that captures figures as they move. Some scholars speculate that he may have been searching for perfection in the art form when cast aside more traditional style of painting.

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After a brief stint painting with his father, the famous French artist Edgar Degas went on to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. After only two years of study, he was noticed for his three perspective paintings that couldn’t be depicted accurately by others. But he never focused explicitly on just one area of art, instead collaborating with Auguste Renoir or doing sculpture work. His artwork is featured in museums all over the world and has sold for as high as $16.1 million dollars.