Example sentences for: degas

How can you use “degas” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While the first part of Renoir's assertion is preposterous (as anyone can see who peruses the dozen or so early works, culled from the Art Institute's own spectacular collection of over 90 pieces by Degas, that serve as an appetizer for the exhibition), the show makes a convincing case for the vitality of Degas' late work.

  • The Degas family (which sometimes changed their name to "de Gas" to suggest noble roots) came to prominence through the same international banking connections the Jewish financiers they deplored had.

  • Degas sends no consoling words to his dying sister, just a camera, and the hope that she has a month to learn how to use it.

  • In the mirror itself Degas' camera apparatus is visible, but his own head is obliterated--the flash of genius or the death of the author--by a sunburst of illumination.

  • But Degas came around to photography as a sort of afterthought.


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