Description - Degas: His Life and Works in 500 Images by Jon Kear
A comprehensive reference book on the life and works of Edgar Degas, acknowledged as one of the greatest masters of all time. It offers a fascinating account of the artist's life, education, artistic influences and legacy, set in context of the turbulent social and political times in which he lived. Featuring an extensive gallery of his work, set in chronological order of completion and accompanied by an analysis of the style and content of each work.
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Author Biography - Jon Kear
Jon Kear is a lecturer in History and Philosophy of Art at the University of Kent. He has published widely on 19th and 20th-century European art, photography and film, with an emphasis on French culture, and also worked as a curator on several exhibitions. His specialisms include 19th-century French painting and the relationship between art and cinema. His published books include: Impressionism (2008) and Spectres of Painting: French Prints in the 19th Century (2007).