Arts Everyday Living: Through an Impressionist’s Eyes-Degas & Art of Hair Combing

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THROUGH AN IMPRESSIONIST’S EYES

DEGAS & ART OF HAIR COMBING

Edgar Degas, Women Combing Their Hair, c. 1875-1876, oil on paper mounted on canvas, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

I always urged my contemporaries to look for interest and inspiration in the development and study of drawing but they would not listen.  They thought the road to salvation lay by the way of colour.

Degas, Fortnightly Review

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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