The Tub by Degas

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Musée d'Orsay
published on 28 March 2022
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An 1886 pastel on cardboard, The Tub, by Edgar Degas (1834-1917), the French impressionist painter. Degas painted a whole series of bathers, usually, as here, seen from an unusual angle and with the subject seemingly unaware they are being observed. The lack of distance between the viewer and the subject is striking, as is the vertical cut made by the shelf, reminding of Japanese prints. (Musée d'Orsay, Paris)

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