He studied the human body in action. because he had his own dance studio and when the girls ( dancers ) had a break he sketched them. and then when he was all alone , he painted his paintings.
he is an impresimistic but prefers to be called a realist. He does mostly ballerinas
He was interested in studying and reproducing the movements of human bodies in various kinds of actions.
he didn't only paint ballerinas, he painted other things to, check out other paintings by Edward degas in books from the library or on the Internet!
Degas was well known for his ballerina paintings
Degas painted in the impressionist style.
Yes, he did.
From 1852 till his death in 1917.
He was about 40.
Degas was most famous for his painting of ballet and of dance. He also began his career painting portraits, though. Some of his other works include portraits, sketches of women, sculptures (mostly of dancers and ballerinas), and some landscapes.
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They could be bought in a paint shop.
Oil paint and in some cases pastels.
Most painters after 1450 have used oil paint. So did Degas.
Degas was a painter, Horseracing in Longhcamps is oil paint on canvas.
I think he was 4 when he started if I am correct.
Yes, he did, bot more dancers and horses.
Oil paint, pastel, graphics, sculpture.
He often went to the Louvre.
Not the exterior, but on painting is called Miss Cassatt in the Louvre.
He was interested in bodies at work.
It was Degas dream to paint from a very young age and he was influenced by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. He studied drawing at École des Beaux-Arts and was friends with Manet, Renoir, Gaugin and Monet throughout his life.
Edgar Degas is known for painting ballet scenes.
In order to paint it enlarged. *Degas drew a ggrid over it to make it easier to copy.