Aux courses en province (c. 1872) by Edgar Degas

Aux courses en province - Edgar Degas - c. 1872

Artwork Information

TitleAux courses en province
ArtistEdgar Degas
Datec. 1872
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions36.5 x 55.9 cm (14 3/8 x 22")
Current LocationMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
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About Aux courses en province

Aux Courses En Province is a genre painting by Edgar Degas, created around 1872. The artwork is an oil on canvas and measures 36.5 x 55.9 cm. It depicts a scene of sport hippique or horse racing in French, with jockeys and horses in action. The painting showcases Degas’ impressionistic style, with bold brushstrokes and vibrant colors.

Degas’ classical education and his trips to Italy are said to have influenced his artistic style, and this painting is a testament to that. The artwork is currently located at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Alongside Aux Courses En Province, Degas is also famous for his other works such as The Dance Class and Young Spartans Exercising.

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