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The Unquiet spirit : the life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917

Author: Edgar DegasAnn TurnerDavid ThompsonHome Vision (Firm)RM Arts (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision [distributor], ©1980.
Series: Portrait of an artist, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and work of Edgar Degas and how his style, though realistic, developed from a traditional base and was influenced by the cafe society of Paris. Discusses his interest in the human form and how he portrays women as real people engaged in mundane activities. Presents many original paintings, drawings and prints to show Degas' favorite settings--the ballet class, racecourse, railway--and to explain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Biography
Named Person: Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Degas; Ann Turner; David Thompson; Home Vision (Firm); RM Arts (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Reiner Moritz Productions.
OCLC Number: 15597648
Notes: Imprint on label: Viewfinders, Inc., Evanston, IL.
Credits: Rostrum cameraman, Ivor Richardson ; photography, John Turner, Richard Adam ; film editor, Roy Fry ; executive producer, Christopher Martin.
Performer(s): David Thompson.
Description: 1 videocassette (65 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Portrait of an artist, v. 8.
Other Titles: Life and art of Edgar Degas, 1834-1917
Edgar Degas, the unquiet spirit
Degas, the unquiet spirit
Responsibility: written and narrated by David Thompson ; a BBC TV production in association with RM Productions, Munich ; produced by Ann Turner ; an Arts International presentation.

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Explores the life and work of Edgar Degas and how his style, though realistic, developed from a traditional base and was influenced by the cafe society of Paris. Discusses his interest in the human form and how he portrays women as real people engaged in mundane activities. Presents many original paintings, drawings and prints to show Degas' favorite settings--the ballet class, racecourse, railway--and to explain his innovative use of the camera.

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