Visual Timeline: Edgar Degas
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1834 CE - 1917 CE: Life of the French impressionist painter Edgar Degas.
1834 CE: Edgar Degas is born in Paris.
1855 CE: Edgar Degas enrolls in the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
1858 CE: Edgar Degas paints his 'The Bellelli Family' while staying with his aunt Laura Bellelli in Florence.
1865 CE: Edgar Degas' 'Medieval War Scene' is accepted by the Paris Salon.
1868 CE: Edgar Degas' 'Mademoiselle Fiocre in the Ballet "La Source"' is exhibited in the Paris Salon.
1868 CE: Edgar Degas paints his enigmatic 'Interior'.
1870 CE: Edgar Degas joins the French National Guard during the Franco-Prussian War.
1872 CE - 1873 CE: Edgar Degas visits family in New Orleans and paints his 'The Cotton Market, New Orleans'.
1874 CE: Edgar Degas' work is shown in the First impressionist Exhibition in Paris.
1876 CE: Edgar Degas paints his 'The Star'.
1878 CE: Edgar Degas creates his sculpture of a dancer, 'La Petite Danseuse de Quatorze Ans'.
1886 CE: Edgar Degas paints his 'The Tub'.
1911 CE: The Louvre acquires 19 of Edgar Degas’ works.
1917 CE: Edgar Degas dies of old age in Paris.