Hiroshima Museum of Art


Edgar DEGAS1834-1917

A typical painter of the French Impressionists. He found the called Impressionist Exhibitions with Monet and Renoir, etc. However, unlike other Impressionists, he continued to paint vivid or lively persons and lives, especially in the room under the artificial lights, not natural lights.


The Promenade on Horseback
La Promenade à cheval

1867-68 oil on canvas 71.0*90.5cm


A Woman in the Tub
La Femme au tub

c.1891 pastel on carton  71.5*71.0 cm



A Dancer in Red Robe
Danseuse en robe rouge

c.1897 pastel on carton  64.4*50.2 cm


Dancer Holding Her Right Foot with Her Right Hand
Danseuse tennant son pied droit avec sa main droite

1896-1911 bronze  51.5*31.5*27.0 cm