Olga's Gallery

Edgar Degas

The Song of the Dog.

1876-77. Gouache and pastel on monotype. Private collection. Read Note.

Edgar Degas. The Song of the Dog.

The Song of the Dog – the singer Emma Valadon. The sheer visual wit of portraying the singer as she mimics the dog in her song is doubtless meant to underline the vulgarity of the song