“It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one’s memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory.” 

Edgar Degas


Degas, Edgar (1834-1917) French, one of the founders of impressionism, famous for his paintings, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is known as a classical painter of modern life, masterfully capturing movement with half of his works depicting dancers. Degas’ artwork can be found in major museums around the world.