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Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas

 
 
Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
1. Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas Marker
Inscription. French “Impressionist” master whose mother and grandmother were born in New Orleans. Painted many famous subjects on a visit here in 1872-1873 at Musson Home on Esplanade. His “Portrait of Estelle” bought by Delgado Museum.
 
Erected by Division of Archaeology and Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 29° 58.419′ N, 90° 4.506′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Esplanade Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2306 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dufour-Baldwin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Faubourg Tremé (approx. half a mile away); Tomb of the Unknown Slave (approx. 0.8 miles away); Saint Augustine Church, New Orleans (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Aloysius College (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Old Portage (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carmelite Chapel of St. Joseph and St. Teresa and the Carmelite Monastery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Carmelite Monastery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edgar Degas - Encyclopedia of Louisiana. (Submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
2. Edgar Germain Hilaire Degas Marker

2. The "Portrait of Estelle" mentioned in the marker text. The Delgado Museum is now the New Orleans Museum of Art. (Submitted on March 12, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The 'Degas' House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 23, 2011
3. The 'Degas' House
A Cotton Office in New Orleans by Edgar Degas, 1873 image. Click for full size.
By Degas, 1873
4. A Cotton Office in New Orleans by Edgar Degas, 1873
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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