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Edgar Degas in The Impressionists: Degas

The Impressionists: Degas

1999 NR

Best known for his (often asymmetrical) paintings of ballerinas, racecourses and café life, French artist Edgar Degas worked in a variety of mediums, including bronze sculpture. His innovative insight into movement and the harmony of line and contour made him stand out from other 19th century Impressionist painters. This fascinating documentary explores Degas' life and works, with art experts providing analysis of his oeuvre.