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Monsieur et Madame Auguste Manet

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Description: Monsieur et Madame Auguste Manet
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Description: Cézanne’s Gravity
~From the beginning of Paul Cézanne’s painting...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-21
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
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00272.003
Description: Manet and the Modern Tradition
~As if to signal the demise of the traditional hierarchy of subject matter which placed portrait and landscape on a lower level than ‘history’ painting, Castagnary, in his review of 1867, announced that the portrait demanded the highest faculties of the painter, and represented the culmination of the art of painting. His reason was that ‘With a single portrait of Clouet, Holbein, Van Dyck, Titian, Rigaud, David, you can reconstruct, with the person who served as model, the entire epoch when that person lived.’ Castagnary, Salons, I,...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.74-78
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00079.011

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