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Édouard Manet
A rebellious painter shocks the French Salon and courts his brothers wife

Portrait of Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet was a French artist born on January 23, 1832. Manet contributed to the Impressionist and Realist movements and died on April 30, 1883.

Study of Trees, Édouard Manet

Study of Trees 1859

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet, Édouard Manet

Portrait of Monsieur and Madame Auguste Manet 1860

The Spanish Singer, Édouard Manet

The Spanish Singer 1860

A Boy with a Dog, Édouard Manet

A Boy with a Dog 1861

Musica en las Tullerias, Édouard Manet

Musica en las Tullerias 1862

La peche (Fishing), Édouard Manet

La peche (Fishing) 1863

Luncheon on the Grass, Édouard Manet

Luncheon on the Grass 1863

Olympia, Édouard Manet

Olympia 1863

Study for: Dead Christ with Angels, Édouard Manet

Study for: Dead Christ with Angels 1864

The Dead Christ with Angels, Édouard Manet

The Dead Christ with Angels 1864

The Execution of Emperor Maximilian, Édouard Manet

The Execution of Emperor Maximilian 1867

Portrait of Émile Zola, Édouard Manet

Portrait of Émile Zola 1868

The armistice has just been rejected, so the war will carry on worse than before - I've often regretted sending you away from Paris, but now I'm glad I did. I'm joining the artillery and will be stationed at the Porte de Saint-Ouen...

Letters from the front: The Franco-Prussian War 1870

The Railway, Édouard Manet

The Railway 1873

Boating, Édouard Manet

Boating 1874

The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil, Édouard Manet

The Monet Family in Their Garden at Argenteuil 1874

I went to see Monet yesterday and found him in despair and absolutely broke...Shall we do the deal ourselves? No one, and least of all he, should know that we're in on this.

Letters to Eugene Manet & Theodore Duret 1875

The Cafe Concert, Édouard Manet

The Cafe Concert 1878

Antonin Proust, Édouard Manet

Antonin Proust 1880

Portrait of George Clemeceau, Édouard Manet

Portrait of George Clemeceau 1879 – 1880

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