The painter Edgar Degas died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
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.
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.
No art is less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.
Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
In painting you must give the idea of the true by means of the false.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it’s charming.