FRIENDS OF DEGAS

Alfred Sisley, Friend of Edgar Degas

Alfred Sisley (1839–1899) Sisley was a figurative landscape painter, born in Paris to British parents.



Gustave Caillebotte (1848–1926) Caillebote was at the tail end of the Impressionist movement. His paintings were crisper and more photographic than the other Impressionists.

Gustave Caillebotte, Friend of Edgar Degas



Mary Cassatt, Friend of Edgar Degas

Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) Cassatt was an American-born woman, who later moved to Paris, where she joined the Impressionist painters.



Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) Cézanne was a painter from Aix-en-Provence. He is known for his landscape paintings and numerous versions of Mount St. Victoire. Cézanne also participated in Impressionist exhibits during his time in Paris.

Paul Cézanne, Friend of Edgar Degas



Armand Guillaumin, Friend of Edgar Degas

Armand Guillaumin (1841–1927) Guillaumin participated in six of the eight Impressionist exhibitions and painted numerous scenes of Paris.



Édouard Manet (1840–1926) Manet is often referred to as the "Father of the Impressionists." He was a teacher for many in the Impressionist circle and led a movement to break away from narrow academic thinking.

Edouard Manet, Friend of Edgar Degas



Claude Monet, Friend of Edgar Degas

Claude Monet (1841–1895) Monet is possibly the most iconic of the Impressionist group. Unlike many, Monet never strayed from the ideas of Impressionism, and he embraced Impressionist painting until his death in Giverny.



Berthe Morisot (1841–1895) Morisot was a French Impressionist painter. Along with Mary Cassatt and Marie Bracquemond, Morisot was known as one of the “Three Great Women” of Impressionism. Morisot was also the sister-in-law of Édouard Manet.

Berthe Morisot, Friend of Edgar Degas



Camille Pissarro, Friend of Edgar Degas

Camille Pissarro (1830–1903) Pissarro is possibly known more for his contributions to Post-Impressionism. His style bridged Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism, as he experimented with pointillism. Pissarro eventually rejected pointillism, but remained an influential figure for painters of the next generation.



Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) Renoir was one of the original members of the Impressionist movement. Renoir, unlike many of his contemporaries, focused on painting people rather than landscapes. He painted numerous portraits and Parisian social scenes.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Friend of Edgar Degas