Estérel Village

c. 1890
(French, 1834–1917)
Support: Beige (2) laid paper
Sheet: 29.9 x 39.9 cm (11 3/4 x 15 11/16 in.); Image: 29.9 x 39.9 cm (11 3/4 x 15 11/16 in.)
Catalogue raisonné: Janis 276
Location: not on view
You can copy, modify, and distribute this work, all without asking permission. Learn more about CMA's Open Access Initiative.

Download, Print and Share

Did You Know?

Edgar Degas made a total of about 60 similarly abstract landscapes using monotype around the time he made this print.


This landscape is one of many monotypes that Edgar Degas produced throughout his career. The work belongs to a series Degas made while visiting a friend in the French countryside. Its blurriness resembles the view he saw out the window of trains and carriages during his travels. To translate the effects of weather and the natural terrain, he created layers of color and texture that border on abstraction in the final composition.
Estérel Village

Estérel Village

c. 1890

Edgar Degas

(French, 1834–1917)
France, 19th century

Visually Similar Artworks

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.