Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Dance Class, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986 (1987.47.1) #dance #Degas | When this work and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, were painted in the mid-1870s, they constituted Degas's most ambitious figural compositions except for history paintings.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - At the Theatre (La Première Sortie) Arteeblog Series: Great dealers and patrons of the arts - The man who invented Impressionism - with photos, video and exhibition in 2015 http://www.arteeblog.com/2015/05/series-arteeblog-grandes-marchands-e.html