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What role did Horse Racing play to inspire Degas?


One of Edgar Degas’ favourite themes was the horse and the racetrack. This paper investigates how horse racing inspired Degas’ collections of work by first briefly exploring the history of horse racing in France in the 18th century. Together with what horse racing stood for at that time to the society […]

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