Example sentences for: degas

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  • Degas' very retreat from contemporary life owes something to his disgust with French society as he found it.

  • Among the most striking images in the show are three negatives of a ballet dancer assuming poses familiar from Degas' pastels (see [Arm Outstretched]).

  • You will also find an extensive collection of drawings by Picasso and, one of the museum’s great joys, the Degas bronzes.

  • Degas was drawn to other methods besides photography for recycling his images, using tracing paper to multiply a drawing, then overlaying the copies with different colors to produce a range of emotional variants.

  • Because of the tremendous vogue of such images, collected and reworked by Edgar Degas and Claude Monet and Mary Cassatt and then adopted in our own popular culture, we recognize immediately the polymorphous personae of the floating world--the sumo wrestlers, the geisha and her admirers (see Kitagawa Utamaro, The Mosquito Net , circa 1797), and the swashbuckling samurai.


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