New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas
French "Impressionist" Master resided here in 1872-1873 with his maternal Creole family. Here, Degas created 18 paintings. His artistic evolution to a "more spontaneous, better art" occurred here, just before the Impressionist Movement of 1874 & beyond.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
Location. 29° 58.419′ N, 90° 4.5′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Esplanade Avenue near North Tonti Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2306 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas (a few steps from this marker); Benachi-Torre House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dufour-Baldwin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Inc. (approx. half a mile away); Faubourg Tremé (approx. half a mile away); The Faerie Playhouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fair Grounds Race CourseCentral Congregational Church 1872-2005 / Celebrating Central Church's Legacy (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . . Official Degas House website. (Submitted on September 5, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
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