Description of the artwork «Bath»
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Publications about the artwork
Touches to the portrait: five stories about the witty misanthrope Edgar Degas
Even Edgar Degas 's friends were somewhat afraid of him. Writers envied his wit. And young poor artists who gathered in Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century in Le Bateau-Lavoir in the Montmartre district came up with the game of "doing Degas". It involved serving caustic remarks with the cold distinction. Everyone knew that Degas was the wittiest artist with the worst character.
In the beginning there was Japan: how American commodore and a box with prints influenced Impressionism
We could hardly find the same powerful and undeniable sources of Impressionism as the Japanese Art. Neither Turner with his foggy landscape nor Barbizon painters with their open air sketches and even marvelous landscapes of Paris suburbs impacted the way of seeing of future impressionists like wondrous multicolored woodblock prints on washi (Japanese rice paper) which were first used by…