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Teacher Manual: Edgar Degas

Teacher Manual: Edgar Degas

This teaching packet was written to complement the exhibition Degas: Beyond Impressionism whichwas the first exhibition devoted exclusively to Degas's work of the 1890s and 1900s. This teaching packet brings togheter two distinct stages of Degas's career, providing an overview of the artist's life and creative output spanning thirty years and representing a range of subjects and meda.Includes discussion questions, classroom activiites, and glossary in addition to essays about six works of art. (©1996)

19th century, bronze, dancers, Impressionism, painting, printmaking, sculpture, women


Fine Arts, Language Arts, Social Science/History
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Art from Many Places, Clues from the Past, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, Introduction to Impressionism

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