Edgar Degas Set Of 6 Placemats

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Edgar Degas Set Of 6 Placemats

This set comes from our new Famous Artists Collection; all come wonderfully presented in rigid gift boxes from Tipperary Crystal.

EDGAR DEGAS was born in Paris, July 19th 1834, just south of Montmartre, he always remained a proud Parisian, living and working in the same area of the city throughout his career.

The artist’s mother died when he was 13 years old, leaving three sons and two daughters to be brought up by his father, a banker by profession. Degas’s father helped to develop
his son’s interest in painting and in 1855 encouraged him to register at the École des Beaux-Arts.

Always remembered as an Impressionist, Edgar Degas was a member of the seminal group of Paris artists who began to exhibit together in the 1870’s. Degas's academic training, and his own personal leaning toward Realism, set him apart from his peers, and he rejected the 'Impressionist' label. Degas is best known for his study of ballerinas.

Recognised as an important artist in his lifetime, Degas is now considered one of the founders of Impressionism. Though his work crossed many stylistic boundaries, his involvement with the other major figures of Impressionism and their exhibitions served to tie him to the Impressionist movement. Edgar Degas died in Paris on September 27th 1917.

3 Reviews

  • Beautiful

    Posted by Mary O Donohue on 18th Aug 2021

    These were beautiful

  • Placemats

    Posted by Sarah on 11th Aug 2021

    Very colorful placemats
    Love the design

  • This was a gift for a friend. I had previously ordered two for her and one for myself....from an online store. I only recently found out she had received the garden scenes so this was a further gift for her.. she is delighted with them.

    Posted by Patricia Keeley on 17th Mar 2021

    Excellent customer service.

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