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Edgar Degas - The complete works

Edgar Degas - The complete works
Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917), born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (pronounced [ilɛʀ ʒɛʁmɛ̃ ɛdɡɑʀ dœˈɡɑ]), 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 draughtsman, he is especially identified with the subject of the dance, and over half his works depict dancers. These display his mastery in the depiction of movement, as do his racecourse subjects and female nudes. His portraits are considered to be among the finest in the history of art. Early in his career, his ambition was to be a history painter, a calling for which he was well prepared by his rigorous academic training and close study of classic art.

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De la classe à la scène, le ballet de l'Opéra de Paris vu par Edgar Degas Lieu incontournable de la vie culturelle et mondaine de la bonne société parisienne, le théâtre de l’Opéra a successivement occupé trois salles au cours du XIXe siècle. L’Opéra de la rue de Richelieu (salle Montansier), inauguré en 1793, est démoli à la suite de l’assassinat du duc de Berry, poignardé par Louis Pierre Louvel à la sortie du théâtre le 13 février 1820. Une nouvelle salle est inaugurée le 19 août 1821 : il s’agit de l’Opéra de la rue Le Peletier, théâtre provisoire qui sera pourtant actif pendant un demi-siècle, jusqu’à sa destruction par un incendie dans la nuit du 28 au 29 octobre 1873. Quinze ans auparavant, alors qu’il se rendait au théâtre le 14 janvier 1858, Napoléon III échappe miraculeusement à la mort lors d’un attentat préparé par le patriote Felice Orsini pour plaider la cause de l’indépendance italienne. Cet événement tragique (l’attentat fait huit morts et cent cinquante blessés) pousse Napoléon III à annoncer la construction d’un nouveau théâtre.

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