The Absinthe Drinker Classic Degas Wall Art. This striking Degas work was created between 1875-1876 using the medium of oil on canvas. This famous painting was originally called Dans un Café and its official French title is L’Absinthe.
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.