George Shackelford

George Shackelford

George T. M. Shackelford is the Mrs. Russell W. Baker Curator of European Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Dr. Shackelford is the author of Degas: The Dancers and in 1994 organized the exhibition Degas Landscapes.

Edgar Degas


A compact survey of Degas's art from early portraits to late nudes and bathers.

Edgar Degas (1834-1917), a founding member of the Impressionist movement, was one of the group's most original and independent artists. This Tiny FolioTM offers insight into the themes and preoccupations that make his paintings, sculptures, and brilliant pastels so well-loved today.

As sublime as it is thorough, this survey of Degas's life and art illustrates his famous and perceptive portraits, his enchanting pictures of Parisian life, his beloved and popular racehorse scenes, his late nudes and bathers, and his celebrated depictions of the opera and ballet.

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