Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys (c. 1860) - Edgar Degas - Canvas Print

Size: 14"x10" (35x25cm)
Sale price£22.99
In stock


"Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys" is a painting created around 1860 by Edgar Degas, the famous French artist. The painting showcases a scene from ancient Greek history where young Spartan girls were encouraged to engage in physical activities and combat training, which was unusual for that time as women were generally expected to stay indoors and focus on domestic duties. In this artwork, Degas depicts five young female warriors challenging a group of boys to a race or some form of athletic competition, showcasing their strength and determination. The girls are dressed in traditional Greek clothing with short tunics and sandals, while the boys wear loincloths and boots. Degas uses vibrant colors and bold brushstrokes to create a dynamic scene that captures the spirit of competition and camaraderie between these young warriors. "Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys" is an example of Degas' interest in portraying the daily lives and activities of people from various social backgrounds, particularly focusing on themes related to work, leisure, and sports. The painting showcases the importance of physical fitness for both genders during ancient Greek times, as well as Degas' skill in creating vivid and captivating artworks that transcend time and culture.

Young Spartan Girls Challenging Boys (c. 1860) - Edgar Degas - Canvas Print

  • Premium Quality: Hand stretched over a 38mm pine gallery frame with premium 330gsm cotton canvas.
  • Advanced Finish: Lacquered with satin varnish for UV protection, ensuring vibrant and lasting color.
  • Archival Grade Inks: Printed with archival-grade inks to resist fading, maintaining the artwork's beauty for years.
  • Ready to Hang: Each canvas comes ready to hang right out the box, making installation effortless.
  • Perfect for Any Space: Ideal for homes, offices, or as a gift, our prints add a touch of elegance to any room.

Available Sizes: 14"x10" (35x25cm), 16"x12" (40x30cm)


We take pride in creating each canvas to order, please allow 1-2 business days for production and an additional 1-3 days for delivery. We value your patience as we dedicate ourselves to delivering an exceptional art piece that exceeds your expectations.

Payment & Security

American Express Apple Pay Diners Club Discover Google Pay Maestro Mastercard PayPal Shop Pay Union Pay Visa

Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.

You may also like

Recently viewed