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Portrait of Estelle Musson, Madame Rene de Gas by Edgar Degas (1834-1917, France) | Famous Paintings Reproductions | WahooArt.com
Portrait of Estelle Musson, Madame Rene de Gas is oil on canvas painting by the French artist Edgar Degas. It is painted in 1874. Estelle Musson married to his brother René. In a letter Degas wrote, “He (René) is married and his wife, our cousin, is blind, poor thing, almost without hope. She has borne him two children, she is going to give him a third whose godfather I shall be, and as the widow of a young American killed in the War of Secession she already had a little girl of her own who is 9 years old.”. The painting is now in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA.