Edgar Degas and New Orleans’ Paintings

Just about everyone has heard of “the painter of dancers,” Edgar Degas. However, the paintings Degas created in modern America’s favorite party capital, New Orleans, are commonly overlooked. In his five months abroad, Degas captured endearing portraits of his Creole family as well as scenes of a bustling, yet recovering city. The Civil War had … Continue reading Edgar Degas and New Orleans’ Paintings