Edgar Degas (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) 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.
Edgar Degas’s famous statue of a ballerina came to the Museum as part of the bequest of Louisine Havemeyer. Together with numerous paintings and sketches by the artist, Mrs. Havemeyer donated seventy-one of his bronzes, the first nearly complete set of the artist’s works in bronze to enter any museum. 
El color es una sensación que producen los rayos luminosos en los órganos visuales y que es interpretada en el cerebro.Se trata de un fenómeno físico-químico donde cada color depende de la longitud de onda.
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<br/>The Painting: This very unusual mixed-media picture shows a rehearsal for a ballet. The view is from a slightly elevated point above the orchestra pit; the scrolls of two double basses are just visible in the foreground, radically cropped at the bottom of the canvas
Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait with White Collar, c. 1857, oil on paper on canvas, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, 1995.47.7 The eldest son of a Parisian banker, Edgar Degas reinforced his formal academic art training by copying old master paintings both in Italy, where he spent three years (1856–1859), and at the Louvre.
Ballerine è un dipinto a pastello realizzato nel 1883 da Edgar Degas.. È conservato nel Dallas Museum of Art.. La peculiarità del dipinto è il momento della rappresentazione scelto da Degas: piuttosto che i preparativi o le prove di un balletto, sottolineandone gli aspetti meno eleganti, stavolta l'artista si sofferma sull'esecuzione stessa, cogliendo lo spirito di bellezza ed eleganza ...