Mary Cassatt Classic Degas Portrait Print. This striking portrait print features Mary Cassatt a fellow artist and personal friend of Edgar Degas. Mary Cassatt lived much of her life in France which is where she befriended Edgar Degas, they had a friendship that spanned forty years.
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.