This essential three-volume reference on the artist offers an indispensable resource to anyone interested in Degas, Impressionism, or 19th-century French history and literature.
The Letters of Edgar Degas
The WPI is pleased to announce its latest publication: The Letters of Edgar Degas edited by Theodore Reff. This hardbound, critical edition includes transcriptions of 1,240 letters Degas wrote over the course of fifty years. Reff, Professor Emeritus of Art History at Columbia University, has spent decades sourcing, transcribing, dating, and analyzing these documents, which
Pen to Paper in the Digital Age: Artist’s Correspondence and Writings from the Nineteenth Century [VIDEO]
Pen to Paper in the Digital Age: Artist’s Correspondence and Writings from the Nineteenth Century – Panel at 108th CAA Conference
February 12, 2020
At the College Art Association’s annual conference in Chicago, the WPI hosted a panel titled “Pen to Paper in the Digital Age: Artist’s Correspondence and Writings from the Nineteenth Century.” Inspired by the upcoming publication of Ted Reff’s 3-volume book, The Letters of Edgar Degas, the panelists Dr. Petra Chu, Elpida Vouitsis, Leo Jansen shared art historical insights gained from the close study of artists’ letters.