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Degas: Carlo Pelligrini (custom print)
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          Artwork details

          Carlo Pelligrini, 1876-7
          Artist
          Edgar Degas
          Product code
          edgdeg045
          Artwork code
          Artist code
          988
          Original: Oil on paper mounted on board 63.2 x 34 cm Tate, London

          Edgar Degas' portrait of Carlo Pelligrini in a dark grey suit. The caricature style image shows Pelligrini standing, as though talking to an audience and holding his hand behind his back.

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          Artist details

          French painter, sculptor and collector Edgar Degas was a founder-member of the Impressionist group. Fascinated by line and colour, he would often draw a figure from several angles on a single page. As well as portraiture, in the early 1860s he began also to paint modern life genre scenes including his famous theatre and ballet scenes. Degas experimented with a variety of techniques, and from 1880 onwards, increasingly explored the possibilities of pastel, although he continued to work in oil until the end of his career.

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