Degas in the Metropolitan

United States, 1978

Film
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This brilliant comprehensive study of French artist Edgar Degas takes us on a leisurely tour through the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s extraordinary collection of his works. An extended presentation of paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures gives a clearly structured view of Degas’ life and career. The music of Satie and Chopin are performed by Zita Carno under the direction of Elmer Bernstein, narrated by Charles S. Moffat.

Credits

production company

Charles Eames

Ray Eames

Metropolitan Museum of Art

co-producers/directors

Charles Eames

Ray Eames

Jehane Burns

Duration

00:09:57:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013722

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Exhibitions

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art museums

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - France

Crafts & Visual Arts → Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

People → Degas, Edgar, 1834-1917

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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