French Impressionist painter whose famous, ballet-themed works include "Dance Class" and "Fin d'Arabesque."
He briefly studied law at the University of Paris, but dropped out to study art.
He was considered an Impressionist painter, but his works, including "L'Absinthe" and "A Cotton Office in New Orleans," were also deeply influenced by Realism.
He was one of five children born to Celestine Musson and Augustin Degas.
He greatly influenced the work of Mary Cassatt.
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