Portraits at the Stock Exchange

0 out of 5


– While most critics regard the scene depicted in the painting as dark, murky, shady and sketchy, the actual setting of the painting is the interior hall of Bourse which makes the transaction legitimate and conventional.
– Being the son of a banker, Degas was familiar with the codes and customs of the people at the stock exchange. This painting reflects the artist’s views about the stock exchange in the late 19th century Paris.

SKU: 143011
View cart


More about Portraits at the Stock Exchange
The painting shows banker Ernest May conducting business at the stock exchange in Paris. The subject was a known collector and admirer of Degas’ works. The painting was exhibited in several museums like the Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris and The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The painting is now at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.

Is this a painting or a print?
This is a 100% handmade oil painting, painted by an experienced artist. Every painting that comes out of our studio is a genuine masterpiece and each stroke, texture and nuance is created by hand in the same way the original paintings were created. We use NO printing, pressing or technological techniques to create our paintings.
Why should I choose Company of Painters?
Direct from Professional Artists
Company of Painters is not involved in reselling. We are artists ourselves and have our own studios. All our artists have over 15 years' experience in reproducing oil paintings.

Museum Quality, Lower Prices
Save 200% - 300% and more on art.

Any Painting - Any Size< /br> Company of Painters can handle extra large size oil paintings and arrange global shipment to any address.

Customized Just For You
Whatever painting, whatever size or style, tell us your special needs and we can almost always meet with them.

High Quality You Can See
We guarantee 90-day money back upon receipt as long as you are not satisfied.