Dancers in Blue Classical Degas Wall Art. Dancers in Blue is a striking Degas painting that features his favourite subjects, ballet dancers. This artwork is one of Degas most famous ballet dancer paintings, it was created using pastels in the early 1890s.
Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was a French artist who achieved notoriety for his sculptures, drawings, paintings and prints. More than half of this amazing artists body of work featured dancers. Widely recognised as one of the founding fathers of Impressionism, Degas rejected this terminology preferring to be referred to as a realist.