A rare look at the works of pioneering artist Edgar Degas comes to St. Augustine’s Lightner Museum in Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist – Works on Paper by the Artist and His Circle. Degas, one of the leading lights of the 19th-century art scene, is best known for his enchanting paintings of ballet dancers on and off the stage. But little is widely known about the enigmatic artist’s life and personality.
Featuring over fifty original works by Degas, The Lightner Museum offers unique insights into Degas’ inner world and the opportunity to see rarely exhibited works from the private collection of curator Robert Flynn Johnson.
Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist is on view at the Lightner from April 12 – June 16, 2019. A fully illustrated catalog written by Degas scholar and Curator of the Royal Academy of Art, Ann Dumas accompanies the exhibit.