Edgar Degas Quotes (49 quotes)
Quoted in Artists on Art: From the XIV to the XX Century, ed. Robert Goldwater (Pantheon, 1945) - Observations
Notebook entry (1858), The Notebooks of Edgar Degas, ed. Theodore Reff (1976) - Observations
“Your pictures would have been finished a long time ago if I were not forced every day to do something to earn money.”
Letter to Jean-Baptiste Faure (1877-03-14) - Observations
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsEdgar Degas
Born: July 19, 1834
Died: September 27, 1917 (aged 83)
Bio: Edgar Degas, was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is regarded as one of the founders of Impressionism although he rejected the term, and preferred to be called a realist. A superb draftsman, he is especially identified with the subject of the dance, and over half of his works depict dancers.