Edgar Degas “Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study”

Hélène Rouart in her Father’s Study

Oil on canvas • Impressionism • 162.5 x 121 cm • circa 1886 • National Gallery

The sitter in this portrait was the daughter of Degas’s lifelong friend, the industrialist and collector Henri Rouart. She is shown in the family house surrounded by paintings and objects from her father’s collection, including Egyptian wooden statues, a Chinese wall-hanging, a painting by Corot and a drawing by Millet.

Self-Portrait

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas [Degas]

French artist
was born in Paris, France

July 19, 1834


His style: Impressionism

Check my tribute to this great painter here: Edgar Degas

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