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Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Degas

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Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Degas

Delphi Complete Works of Edgar Degas (Illustrated) (Delphi Masters of Art Book 25) by Edgar Degas, Peter Russell
2016 | ASIN: B01EW28LSE | English | EPUB | 57 MB

The prominent Impressionist artist Edgar Degas is widely celebrated for his images of Parisian life and sublime depictions of ballet dancers. He was a superb draftsman and masterly in his portrayal of movement, while his portraits are notable for their psychological complexity. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing readers to explore the works of great artists in comprehensive detail. This volume presents Degas’ complete works in beautiful detail, with concise introductions, hundreds of high quality images and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* The complete paintings and pastels of Edgar Degas — over 600 paintings, fully indexed and arranged in chronological and alphabetical order
* Includes reproductions of rare works
* Features a special ‘Highlights’ section, with concise introductions to the masterpieces, giving valuable contextual information
* Enlarged ‘Detail’ images, allowing you to explore Degas’ celebrated works in detail, as featured in traditional art books
* Hundreds of images in stunning colour – highly recommended for viewing on tablets and smart phones or as a valuable reference tool on more conventional eReaders
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the paintings and pastels
* Easily locate the paintings you wish to view
* Includes Degas’ drawings and sculptures - spend hours exploring the artist’s diverse works
* Features two bonus biographies - discover Degas’ artistic and personal life
* Scholarly ordering of plates into chronological order

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CONTENTS:

The Highlights
SELF-PORTRAIT, 1855
PORTRAIT OF ACHILLE DE GAS
THE BELLELLI FAMILY
THE YOUNG SPARTANS
SEMIRAMIS BUILDING BABYLON
WOMAN LEANING ON AN ELBOW BESIDE A VASE OF FLOWERS
THE GENTLEMEN’S RACE: BEFORE THE START
THE INTERIOR; OR, THE RAPE
THE ORCHESTRA OF THE OPERA
A COTTON OFFICE IN NEW ORLEANS
HORSES ON THE COURSE AT LONGCHAMP
THE DANCING CLASS
THE ABSINTHE DRINKER
DANCER ON THE STAGE
LA LA AT THE CIRQUE FERNANDO, PARIS
WOMAN IRONING
AFTER THE BATH, WOMAN DRYING HERSELF
THE TUB
COMBING THE HAIR
DANCERS IN BLUE
WOMAN DRYING HERSELF

The Paintings and Pastels
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF PAINTINGS AND PASTELS
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PAINTINGS AND PASTELS

Other Artworks
LIST OF ARTWORKS

The Biographies
DEGAS by James Huneker
DEGAS AND HIS CIRCLE by Willard Huntington Wright