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Henri Degas and His Niece Lucie Degas (The Artist's Uncle and Cousin)  1876

by Edgar Degas

Edgar Degas was the most subtle portrait painter in the Impressionist group. His portraits, mostly of family members and close friends, were executed primarily in the period from the late 1850s through the 1870s. During frequent visits to Florence and Naples, Degas recorded his Italian relatives with great candor. On one of his last trips to Naples, in the mid-1870s, Degas...
99.8 × 119.9 cm (39 1/4 × 47 3/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago