Visiting the Denver Museum of Art is always a pleasure. The last time was to see the Edgar Degas exhibit which featured of course, his signature paintings of the ballet. My favorites were the sketches of horses. He sketched men and women also, muscles outlined, and it was fascinating to see them, even more than the completed works. My favorite sculpture:
Degas was a true esthete.
Edgar Degas was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings. He is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. Wikipedia
Born: July 19, 1834, Paris, France
Died: September 27, 1917, Paris, France
On view: National Gallery of Art East Building, Musée d’Orsay, Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit Institute of Arts, Rijksmuseum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Metropolitan Museum of Art, MORE