Degas pastels

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G. Braziller, Oct 1, 1992 - Art - 191 pages
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As a quick, cheap way of sketching and drawing, the medium of pastel dates back to the Renaissance. Degas's pastels are particularly noteworthy because he expanded the range in which the medium could ... Read full review


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Carol Armstrong is professor of art history at Princeton University and the author of Odd Man Out: Readings of the Work and Reputation of Edgar Degas.

Marjorie B. Cohn recently retired as Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints at Harvard University Art Museums. She is the author of Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Modern Art, published by Yale University Press. Jean Sutherland Boggs, now retired, was formerly director of the National Gallery of Canada, professor of fine arts at Harvard University, and director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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