Degas & The Ballerinas

8 Questions  I  By Cora
Please take the quiz to rate it.

Degas & The Ballerinas
This quiz introduces the life of French impressionist painter Edgar Degas. visit: Cora Chen's website

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Questions and Answers Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1. 
                                                  Edgar Degas (1834-1917), a French impressionist painter, is perhaps best known for his paintings, drawings and bronzes of ________________ and of race horses.
A.
B.
C.
2. 
                                                 Degas spent 5 years in Italy, studying Italian art, especially Renaissance works.
A.
B.
3. 
                                       Returning to Paris in 1859, he combined _________________ styles in his paintings.
A.
B.
C.
4. 
                                In the early 1870s the __________________ became his favorite theme.
A.
B.
C.
5. 
                                        Degas sketched from a live model in his studio and combined poses into groupings to depict ballerinas on and off stage.  "On and off stage" means ________________ .
A.
B.
C.
6. 
                                        After 1880, _________________ became Degas's preferred medium.
A.
B.
C.
7. 
                                              As his eyesight failed after he exhibited a sculpture "Little Dancer" in 1881, Degas relied on his sense of touch to model wax sculptures of dancers and horses.
A.
B.
8. 
                             Degas's sculptures were cast in bronze only ______________ his death.
A.
B.
Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz
We have sent an email with your new password.