Edouard Manet
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Published by Phaidon Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Painting, French.,
  • Impressionism (Art)

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Statementintroduced by John Richardson.
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20937526M

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Edouard Manet is considered an important figure in the transition from Realistic to Impressionistic art. He was also one of the first nineteenth-century artists to approach painting modern-life subjects. It is suggested that the inspiration for the painting Nana, came from the French novelist Emile Zola's book L'Assommoir, the seventh novel. ‘Young woman with a book’ was created in by Edouard Manet in Realism style. Find more prominent pieces of genre painting at – best visual art : Édouard Manet. At a time when women from the Parisian haute bourgeoisie were kept corseted and confined, the aspiring Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot jeopardised her ‘good girl’ reputation to model for Édouard Manet. She was evidently in love with him, and he – already infamous for exhibiting Olympia and Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, which featured the often-nude artists’ model Victorine Author: Hazel Smith. Edouard Manet, (), is known for his depictions of cafe life in Paris, including "The Bar at the Folies-Bergere", and for his nudes, as in such the iconic "Olympia" and "Le dejeuner sur l'herbe". His Impressionist-era work, with its stark black-and-white motifs and dark outlines, has also been called early Modern.