Edgar Degas Net Worth

Edgar Degas was born on July 19, 1834 in Paris, France. French Impressionist painter whose famous ballet-themed works included "Dance Class" and "Fin d'Arabesque." Considered to be one of the founders of Impressionism, a term he refused to accept.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day July 19, 1834
Birth Place Paris, France
Age 185 YEARS OLD
Died On Sep 27, 1917 (age 83)
Birth Sign Cancer

💰 Net worth: $8.69 million

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About

French Impressionist Painter whose famous ballet-themed works included "Dance Class" and "Fin d'Arabesque." Considered to be one of the founders of Impressionism, a term he refused to accept.

Before Fame

He briefly studied law at the University of Paris, but dropped out to study art. His original ambition was to be a history Painter, but he soon discovered a passion for painting modern life in a classical style.

Trivia

He may have been considered an Impressionist Painter, but his works, including "L'Absinthe" and "A Cotton Office in New Orleans," were also deeply influenced by Realism.

Family Life

He was born into a wealthy family and was one of five children born to Celestine Musson and Augustin Degas, who worked as a banker.

Associated With

He greatly influenced the work of Mary Cassatt.