Female Act Stretched Canvas Degas Print. This classic Degas pastel piece was completed in 1898 and is in an impressionism style. Edgar Degas series of artworks centred around bathing and daily routines allows the viewer a glimpse into the life of a woman in the 1800s.
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.