Dejeuner sur l'herbe Earrings

Dejeuner sur l'herbe Earrings

«The very dear was bare... ", an image which begins as a poem of Baudelaire, two things which the criticism received without heat, shocked by the raid of a form or by a modern jewel in what recovered from the mythological or pastoral imaging.

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Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Materials :
Gilt metal, Pearly glass beads
Matière de l'article :
Etain doré et perles de verre
Model dimensions :
1 cm x 1.7 cm
Reference :


Museum of Conservation :
Author :
Edouard Manet

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Edouard Manet (1832-1883)

Major French painter and engraver of the late 19th century. A precursor of modern painting, which he freed from academism, Édouard Manet is wrongly considered to be one of the fathers of Impressionism: he differs from it in that he is concerned about reality and makes little or no use of the new techniques of colour and the particular treatment of light.