Example sentences for: degas

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

  • Degas' manipulations of perspective, decentered compositions, and so on were always latent in the practice of Western painters; he merely pushed them further than anyone else had.

  • Alternatively, the bold hues might have resulted from Degas' wretched eyesight (those oranges may not have looked so bright to him ), which forced him to wear tinted glasses and keep his brown-walled studio (reproduced in the Art Institute's brown walls) in a spectral gloom.

  • He attended the posh Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Degas' alma mater, and like Degas seemed destined for a law career.

  • Degas' photographic nocturnes evoke a Halloween world of phantasms and ghostly intimations, with death often lurking in the shadows.

  • Daniel leans toward a technical explanation--that Degas "had solved the problem of the meditative lamp-lit nocturnal portrait."


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