Art & Identity in New Orleans

HNRS 109 Spring '18

January 17, 2018
by JGB
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Madame René de Gas

This is one of my favorite Degas paintings — a portrait of his brother Achille’s wife René, who was nearly blind, that Degas painted while visiting New Orleans. The work hangs in the National Gallery of Art. “Posture, gesture, accessories, and … Continue reading