Edgar Degas Paintings for Coloring!
The artist Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (July 19, 1834-Sept. 27, 1917) was a French impressionist. Degas frequently painted ballerinas, spending much time observing their movements and dances at the Opéra de Paris.
Each of our pictures is available both as a printout and as an interactive coloring page.
- First click on the picture you want.
- Then either:
- Print it for coloring on paper, or
- Click on the link under the large picture (where it says “color this picture online”) to go to the interactive coloring page for that picture.
Three Dancers in Purple Skirts was drawn in pastel by Edgar Degas from 1895 to 1898. This work shows three ballerinas mid-performance, arms outstretched and dancing away!
Painted in 1873 by Edgar Degas, Three Dancers in a Practice Room shows ballerinas getting ready to rehearse for a performance, with Paris in the background.
Painted in oil on canvas in 1874, Two Dancers on a Stage, by Edgar Degas, shows ballerinas on stage mid-performance. Flowers fill their outfits and the background.
Ballet Dancers, painted from 1890 to 1900, shows a group of ballerinas putting on their shoes and stretching in preparation for a show.
The painting Miss La La in the Circus Fernando (created in 1879 by Edgar Degas) shows the acrobat Miss La La hanging onto the ceiling of the Cirque Fernando by biting into a rope! Degas made various paintings of Miss La La, each showing an unusual pose that this acrobat took.
The French impressionist Edgar Degas painted Combing the Hair (La Coiffure) around 1896. The painting shows a woman getting her hair brushed. The work is highlighted by an abundance of the color red.
Woman Brushing Her Hair is a sketch in pastel made by Degas in 1889. It shows a young woman at her vanity combing her long hair. Unlike finished paintings, this sketch has a rougher yet more real quality to it in its depiction of an intimate moment.
Dancers at the Barre, by the French impressionist Edgar Degas, was drawn in pastels. It was started in the 1880s but wasn’t finished until 1900! This work of art shows two ballerinas practicing backstage, getting ready for a dance.
Drawn in charcoal from 1897 to 1901, Dancers in the Wings, by Edgar Degas, is a sketch of four dancers waiting backstage and peeking just around the theater’s curtains.
Created with oil paints in 1883, Dancers Tying Shoes was one of many Degas paintings depicting his favorite models: ballerinas getting ready for a show. In this work, four dancers are tying their shoes in preparation to go on stage.
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (July 19, 1834-Sept. 27, 1917) was a French impressionistic painter. Degas’Singer with a Glove was painted in 1878.
Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (July 19, 1834-Sept. 27, 1917) was a French impressionistic painter. Degas’Danseuse (“Dancer”) was drawn about 1885.