About this item
French artist Edgar Degas (1834-1917), although thought of as a founder of French impressionism, preferred the term 'realist.' A classical painter of modern day life, more than half of his works — paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings — depict dancers. Among his most famous works are The Dance Class, The Bellelli Family, and Woman with Chrysanthemums.The Short Biographies series from Applewood's Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.
Number of Pages: 28
Series Title: A Short Biography
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Susan DeLand
Street Date: May 11, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-7040