Master Works:
The Degas Plays

The Paintings


Six paintings will become plays in the hands of our amazing playwrights.

Four of the paintings have already been selected.  You can see those four paintings here.  Once the final two paintings have been selected, they will also be viewable here.  To vote for the final two paintings to be included, return to the main Degas Plays page.  To learn about the paintings that are part of this show already, enjoy the information and pictures below.

The Absinthe Drinker
Year 1876
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 36.2 in × 26.8 in
Location Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Two Women Ironing
Year 1884
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 29.9 in × 31.9 in
Location Musée d'Orsay, Paris
The Interior
Year 1869
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 32 in × 45 in
Location Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Year 1882
Type Pastel on Paper
Dimensions 19 in × 24 in
Location J. Paul Getty Museum, Pasadena, CA


Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

-- Edgar Degas