The Dancer by Edgar Degas, vintage ballet throw pillow. The Dancer Artist: Edgar Degas The Dancer is a vintage impressionist fine art portrait painting featuring a ballerina with her hands behind her head. A ballet dancer in repose.
French Impressionists, Edgar Degas (Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas), always stood apart both in his approach to painting, in which he considered himself a realist rather than an Impressionist and in his emphasis on drawing.
Edgar Degas was famous for his unconventional portraits of ballet dancers. Instead of catching them in moments of beauty, he painted snapshots, unguarded moments, like reading the newspaper! Absolutely LOVE Degas dancer paintings, they are my favorite.