After the Bath 3 nude balletdancer Edgar Degas
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As a young man Degas was advised by the great Neoclassisist painter Ingres, “Draw lines, young man”. Degas took him at his word. No one has managed to get more vitality and sensuality into simple lines in pencil, charcoal and paint – lines describing the twisting volumes of the female form in space.
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The famous artist Spanish artist would also demonstrate some influence from French painter, , in a series of ballerina drawings. Seven Dancers and Four Dancers came around soon after Degas' death. They were both simply pencil sketches, of a similar style to .
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Late in life he confessed to the English painter Sickert, “Perhaps I have thought about women too much as animals”. And Degas’s dancers are all women. While there were plenty of male dancers at the Paris Opera, they never appear in Degas’s paintings.