Seated Man Reading Zipper Carry-all
Seated Man Reading Zipper Carry-all
Seated Man Reading Zipper Carry-all
Seated Man Reading Zipper Carry-all

Seated Man Reading Zipper Carry-all

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Edgar Degas

Known for his works focusing on dancers, Degas also painted many individual portraits later in his career. This work is a pastel, a medium he mastered after his consistent use of oils, which focuses on a single man who is presumed to be Louis-Edmond Duranty. His application of the pastels in complex layers hints at his growing interest in expressive colors. The piece is a favorite of readers, who can certainly relate to the relaxed posture of the subject enjoying his book and the company of his cats.

This textured poly-canvas zipper carry-all highlights Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas', Seated man reading. The denim lining provides a soft structure and the vegan leather side pull tab gives you an extra grip. Edged with a metal zipper. 

Edgar Hilaire Germain Degas, Homme assis lisant, portrait présumé de Louis-Edmond Duranty (Seated man reading, portrait presumed to be of Louis-Edmond Duranty), 1880 - 1881, On loan from the Jackson T. Stephens Charitable Trust for Art. Photography by Edward C. Robison III.

10 x 8 inches