Jeantaud, Linet and Laine (1871) by Edgar Degas

Jeantaud, Linet and Laine - Edgar Degas - 1871

All Artwork Images

Artwork Information

TitleJeantaud, Linet and Laine
ArtistEdgar Degas
Dimensions38 x 46 cm
Art MovementImpressionism
Current LocationMusée d'Orsay, Paris, France

About Jeantaud, Linet and Laine

“Jeantaud, Linet and Laine” is an oil on canvas portrait painted by Edgar Degas in 1871. It exemplifies the Impressionist movement and measures 38 x 46 cm. This artwork is currently housed in the Musée d’Orsay, located in Paris, France.

The painting depicts three men in an interior setting. On the left side, a man is seen in profile, focused intently on an object or task outside the frame of the picture, his brow furrowed with concentration. Seated in the center is another man, sharply dressed and wearing a top hat, looking directly at the viewer with a slightly reserved expression on his face. The third man, positioned further to the right and in the background, reclines with his face turned away, seemingly in a state of rest or deep contemplation.

Degas employs loose brushwork characteristic of the Impressionist style, capturing a candid moment with a sense of immediacy and snapshot quality. The use of light and shadow subtly defines the figures and conveys the atmosphere of the scene without detailed backgrounds or elaborate decoration. The subjects are not idealized but portrayed in a realistic manner, reflective of Degas’s interest in depicting modern life with authenticity.

Other Artwork from Edgar Degas

More Impressionism Artwork

Scroll to Top