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Madame Manet at the Piano

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Description: Madame Manet at the Piano
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Description: Manet and the Family Romance
ÉDOUARD MANET GREW up on the rue des Petits-Augustins (now the rue Bonaparte), more or less across the street from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts he never attended. The address was a short walk down the quay and across the bridge from the Palais de Justice where Manet’s father worked; indeed, many judges and magistrates lived nearby. As a family of a certain social standing,...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.41-87
Description: Realism in the Age of Impressionism: Painting and the Politics of Time
At the Paris Salon of 1882, James Ensor exhibited the canvas now known as Russian Music for the first time outside his native Belgium (fig. 105).See Xavier Tricot, James Ensor, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, vol. 1 (Antwerp: Pandora Ortelius, 1992), 180. Originally titled Chez Miss, his depiction of a light-filled drawing room, a woman playing a piano, and a seated, listening man had drawn little attention the year before when it hung near Jules Bastien-Lepage’s Les Foins at the Triennial Salon in...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.165-203
Description: Manet Manette
~"Everyone knew how to make the portrait of Manet: he was very well known.” “Tout le...
PublisherYale University Press

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