Degas was nothing if not thoroughly sociable. Here are some of his more significant artistic friendships, with paintings.
In less than a decade of painting, he rose as a brilliant star among America’s Impressionists. Why then has he been forgotten?
He painted many wonderful oil sketches and watercolours of other artists painting outdoors. Here are a few to enjoy.
Are these beautiful paintings of women and children just eye-candy for middle-class Victorian women?
Known best for his watercolours of his wife and family in their ideal and idyllic Swedish home, his work is far richer and more varied.
Dragged to a dungeon by her hair, she had committed no crime – indeed, she had only been faithful to her husband.
People and the props which they carry can readily show the effects of the wind. Some brilliant examples illustrate this well.
Landscapes influenced by Blake and Palmer, then some of the strongest images of the First World War. The start of a remarkable career.
To commemorate the centenary of his death, some of the best portraits of the 19th century, and more.
John Singer Sargent’s teacher, he was the best portrait-painter of the day, and more. He died 100 years ago: a commemoration.