Authors


Edgar Degas

Samantha Friedman is an assistant curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. She is the author of Matisse’s Garden, among other books on modern art. She lives Brooklyn.

Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (1834–1917) was a painter, draftsman, printmaker, and sculptor celebrated for his scenes of modern life.