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Degas House was once home to the French Impressionist Master, Edgar Degas, and is a masterpiece of history! Located directly on Esplanade, the Degas House is worthy of your attention.
Tour the home of Edgar Degas, one of the leading artists of the French Impressionist movement.
Degas House is the only home of Degas anywhere in the world that is open to the public. It is also the home of the Edgar Degas Foundation which seeks to preserve the legacy of Degas in New Orleans and provide education and cultural programming.
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