Degas, Edgar - Woman Ironing Fine Art Print

Brandywine General Store

SKU: 119 famous artists

An archival premium Quality art Print of Woman Ironing by Edgar Degas for sale by Brandywine General Store. This French artist started this oil on canvas in 1876, however he did not finish it until 11 years later in 1887. The size of the original art is 32 by 26 inches and is now at the National Gallery of Art who acquired the painting by gifting of Mr. Paul Mellon in 1972. Women at work such as ironers, washerwomen, dressmakers, milliners and etc provided inspiration for Degas. He was interested in their movement and postures and the patterns and rhythms of their work. Woman Ironing shows just what the name applies, a middle aged woman in a print dress is standing over a table ironing a shirt. The windows are covered with drapes of various lengths and colors. Famous Artists art print #119

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