11 July 2017

Edgar Degas Centenary Celebrated In New National Gallery Exhibition This Autumn

Marking the centenary of Edgar Degas’ (1834–1917) death on 27 September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell has been announced as a major new show at the National Gallery this Autumn.

15 April 2016

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First Rate Edgar Degas Drawing Donated Under Acceptance in Lieu scheme

An important drawing by the French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas has been donated to the nation under the Acceptance in Lieu scheme, overseen by the Arts Council. The drawing, which has never been on public view, has been allocated to Pallant House Gallery and will be on display at the Gallery until August 2016. Edward Harley, Chairman of the Acceptance in Lieu Panel said: “The Acceptance […]

29 November 2013

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Gurlitt Case Reveals Photos of Picasso, Munch, Degas and Cezanne Masterpieces

The German tax authorities who seized an art collection worth $100m have published a further 100 works of art online in hope that they will be identified by their rightful owners. Masterworks by Munch, Picasso, Cezanne and Degas, most likely looted or extorted by the Nazis from Jewish collectors. The works are now available to […]

9 November 2011

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Warhol and Lichtenstein See Christie’s Reversal Of Fortune

  $247.6m sale total at Christie’s makes up for last week’s auction in which even work by Degas failed to find a buyer We speculated yesterday that the lukewarm contemporary sale at Phillips De Pury was perhaps attributable to buyers guarding their purse strings in anticipation of bigger sales at rival houses later in the […]

2 November 2011

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Has The Art Market Peaked?

Picasso and Degas Fail to Sell At Christies Modern evening sale As we reported on Monday, this week sees the start of the New York Impressionist and Modern art auction season, with all the major houses presenting big-ticket works. The results however, coming from the first sale of the season at Christies were anything but […]