Degas as Sculptor: Historical Context

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Explore Edgar Degas's life-sized copy of Nicolas Poussin’s The Rape of the Sabine Women, a painting that forecasts his lifelong commitment to depicting dramatic movement and expressive forms.The narration was created in conjunction with the 2017 exhibition Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor, which examined the impulsive and instinctual nature of Edgar Degas’s artistic practice.

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