Edgar Degas (1598-1664)
Billiard Room at Menil-Hubert (1892)
Oil on Canvas (Original 65cm x 81cm)
Edgar Degas was a French artist, best known for his paintings of ballerinas and race horses, and respected as a master of drawing the human figure in motion. The Billiard Room at Menil-Hubert was painted as his eyesight began to fail, whence he turned increasingly to sculpture.