French Artist: Drawing, Painting, Sculpting and Printmaking
member and a founder of Société Anonyme des Artistes (Society of Independent Artists); a group focused on putting on expositions that were not controlled by the Salon.
Identified as an influential artist leading the Impressionist Movement (although he preferred the term realist)
Most known for his paintings of dancers and nude women (“The Dance Class” 1874, “Woman Ironing” 1873, “Dancers Practicing At The Bar” 1877) - seen below
Life In Paris
Returned to Paris in 1873 to reunite with friends and family
Along with Monet, Sisley and several other artists formed Société Anonyme des Artistes (Society of Independent Artists)
Influenced the Impressionist Movement in Paris and around the world