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The Rehearsal Onstage, by Edgar Degas, 1874, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. In a second version of the rehearsal, Degas has eliminated several figures and created a less cluttered pict Woman with a Towel, by Edgar Degas, 1894-98, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. The strong outlines emphasize the muscularity of the womans action Woman Drying Her Foot, by Edgar Degas, 1885-86, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. Degas depicted the bather in a natural position, doubled-up, reaching to dry her foot Woman Having Her Hair Combed, by Edgar Degas, 1886_88, French impressionist pastel drawing. Degas captured a natural pose of a women bracing her torso with her arms, as a maid pulls against her hair Woman Bathing in a Shallow Tub, by Edgar Degas, 1885, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. After it was exhibited at the 8th Impressionist Exhibition in 1886, Degas traded this work with Mar Woman Drying Her Arm, by Edgar Degas, 1888-92, French impressionist pastel and charcoal drawing. Critics attacked the ungainly poses of his bathers, comparing them negatively against the conventional The Dance Class, by Edgar Degas, 1873, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Over twenty women, ballerinas and their mothers, wait while a dancer executes her examination. Jules Perrot, a famo Dancers, Pink and Green, by Edgar Degas, 1890, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. The dark profile shows a top-hatted patron of the Paris Opera, who was allowed to be watch the dancers in t The Dancing Class, by Edgar Degas, 1870, French impressionist painting, oil on wood. This is Degass first depiction of a dance class, painted from study drawings Self-Portrait, by Edgar Degas, 1855-56, French impressionist painting, oil on paper. This early self-portrait was made when Degas was strongly influenced by the Neo-Classical painter Jean-Auguste-Domi Dancers Practicing at the Barre, by Edgar Degas, 1874, French impressionist painting, on canvas. Louisine Havemeyer purchased this painting for $95,700 in 1912, setting a record price for a work by a Cornflowers. Floral abstraction in modern cubic style. Executed in oil on canvas with elements of pastel painting. Race Horses, by Edgar Degas, 1885-88, French impressionist drawing, pastel on wood. Degas applied the pastel directly on a wood panel, allowing the bare wood to represent the sky Young Woman with Ibis, by Edgar Degas, 1860-62, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Degas added fantasy to his portrait of a woman with imaginary red ibis and a Middle Eastern cityscape A Woman Ironing, by Edgar Degas, 1873, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. As with dancers, Degas painted the repetitive, specialized gestures made by laundresses A Woman Seated beside a Vase of Flowers, by Edgar Degas, 1865, French impressionist oil painting. Degas adopted Impressionist pictorial elements, such as the sitters cropped placement on the canvas ed Portraits at the Stock Exchange, by Edgar Degas, 1879, French impressionist pastel drawing. Preliminary study for a painting of the Jewish financier and collector Ernest May , under the portico of the Rehearsal of the Ballet Onstage, by Edgar Degas, 1874, French impressionist mixed media drawing. Ballerinas stand in natural postures offstage, while men observe the dancers onstage. There are amusing At the Milliners, by Edgar Degas, 1881, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. Two women customers, seen from behind, in a millinery shop The Dance Lesson, by Edgar Degas, 1879, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. Degas added a panel of paper at top and on right to incorporate the violin player Chamomile. Floral abstraction in modern cubic style. Executed in oil on canvas with elements of pastel painting. The Old Italian Woman, by Edgar Degas, 1857, French impressionist painting, oil on canvas. Degas spent 1856-59 in Italy where he made this realist portrait of an elderly women Two Dancers, by Edgar Degas, 1870-95, French impressionist drawing, pastel on paper. Two dancers depicted as they adjust their costume straps The Dancers, by Edgar Degas, 1900, French impressionist drawing, pastel and charcoal on paper. Degas told art dealer Ambroise Vollard, for me the dance is a pretext for painting pretty costumes and re