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You will be touring the online collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Your tour will focus primarily on the artist Edgar Degas. There are two parts to this assignment be sure to complete both. Below are the links you will need to begin your assignment as well as the questions that you will need to be able to answer. Part I: Edgar Degas and the Degas Tour. Please begin your tour at the link below. Use the continue tour button to navigate through the tour. http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/gg89/gg89-46600.html Part II: The second part of your assignment is to read the in-depth study on Degas’ The Dance Lesson. Please follow the link below and then use the arrows below the text to navigate through the tour. http://www.nga.gov/feature/artnation/degas/index.shtm After read all that information Answer the Question. 1. What about Degas’ life allowed him to experiment and perfect his paintings? 2. In Vuillard’s Théodore Duret , what was Vuillard’s purpose for placing the earlier portrait of Duret in the background? 3. When Degas painted faces of his sitters, he hoped to capture what? 4. In the background of the painting by Edouard Vuillard, Théodore Duret, is another portrait of Duret by what famous painter? 5. Berthe Morisot was reluctant to have The Mother and Sister of the Artist put on display in the Salon because of the changes made by what artist? 6. In the portrait of Degas' sister and her husband, why are her dress and shawl just large blobs of color? 7. Degas’ portrait of his sister in law Estelle was so sympathetic because they both suffered from loss of ______. 8. What American Impressionist painter did Degas admire? 9. Were Degas' paintings improvised or arranged? 10. About what age did the young girls start training for the ballet? 11. In the 1890s how did Degas painting change? 12. Why did Degas like working with wax? 13. About how many of Degas’ paintings dealt with the Paris Opera-Ballet? 14. In what other paintings did Degas explore periods of rest and activity? 15. The majority of Degas ballet paintings focus on? 16. Did Degas always use different figures in his paintings or did he reuse the figures from painting to painting? 17. What painting depicted the entire cycle of activity and rest? 18. Degas preferred the _____ format for the Dance Lesson and the other paintings of the ballet rehearsal space. 19. Degas believed that in common people, including the ballet dancers, you found _____.

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The Art of Edgar Degas

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1. Degas’ family was relatively well off so he did not rely entirely on the sales of his work
for money. This allowed him to experiment and choose his own subjects.
2. In Vuillard’s Theodore Duret, Vuillard’s purpose for placing the earlier portrait of Duret
in the background was to contrast the old man with his younger, more vigorous self. The
younger Duret stands erect unlike the old one seated amid the papers that i...

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