Degas at the Races

Degas at the Races

by Jean Sutherland Boggs, Shelley Sturman, Daphne S. Barbour, Kimberly Jones
     
 
This beautiful book reproduces more than 120 paintings, drawings, pastels, sculptures, and prints of horses and scenes at the racecourse-all created by Edgar Degas. Examining for the first time Degas's lifelong interest in the world of jockeys and horses, the book discusses the artist's portrayals of people at the racing grounds and the importance of the

Overview

This beautiful book reproduces more than 120 paintings, drawings, pastels, sculptures, and prints of horses and scenes at the racecourse-all created by Edgar Degas. Examining for the first time Degas's lifelong interest in the world of jockeys and horses, the book discusses the artist's portrayals of people at the racing grounds and the importance of the horse as a source of his inspiration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894682735
Publisher:
National Gallery of Art
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
271

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