Although Degas is mainly known as a painter, sculpting was almost as important in his life. He began seriously to sculpt when he was in his early forties and, although he probably had no thought of exhibiting most of his sculpture, his modeling increasingly became a major part of his work.
Statue.com has many of Degas statues for sale and very reasonable prices and quality of statuary. Edgar Degas was famous for his innovative compositions in his paintings and later in his sculptures. Degas created a large amount of artworks. For an example, just with his ballerina images and sculpture, the surviving artworks total more than 1,500 plus in various stages of development sketches, prints, monotypes, paintings, drawings and sculptures. For 10 years he sketched the young women training and then reused the sketches for new artworks during the next 40 years. He was innovator of Painting and a master sculptor in his later career. Also Degas reproduction replicas for sale and very reasonable prices and quality of figurines and wonderful for gift giving.