Buy Woman at her Toilette Classic Wall Art. This striking Degas work was created in 1894 using the medium of charcoal and pastels on paper. The simplistic style of this creation is offset by the rich details of the ladies surroundings. 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.