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Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917.
e Artist : painter
Scene of War in the Middle Ages (detail).
b 81 x 147 cm.
Oil on canvas.
This painting was accepted for the Salon of 1865 but did not receive much attention. This focus on history painting is an indication of Degas' ambition as well as his adherence to the traditional means of winning official commendation and commissions by exhibiting at the Salon.
Style: French Realist/Impressionist.
Musee d'Orsay. ID=FPO
t Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)