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Portrait of Berthe Morisot with a Muff

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Description: Portrait of Berthe Morisot with a Muff
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Description: Manet and the Family Romance
MANET EXECUTED AN ETCHING and a lithograph of the artist Berthe Morisot (figs. 75 and 76), both apparently after the oil on canvas portrait with violets of 1872 (fig. 77). While a friend and I were looking at examples of the...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.147-171
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00272.006
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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