Degas and the dancers :
Degas was born on 19th of July 1834 in Paris. .
He is considered as one of the founders of the impressionism but he rejected It and preferred it to be called a realist.
His portraits are among the best in the history of art.
Since 1870 until his death in 1917, his favorite subjects were dancing ballerinas. Degas’ paintings pictured them in action. His artworks are very popular these days.
He died wandering the streets of Paris in 1917.