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Le Sommeil Necklace

Le Sommeil Necklace

Necklace made of imitation glass beads inspired by a detail of Gustave Courbet's painting "The sleep".

To satisfy the Ottoman diplomat Khalil Bey, a keen art lover, who had commissioned this work, Courbet transposed freely the language of the seraglio by placing this scene in the confined atmosphere ...
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€55

Characteristics

Dimensions :
120 g
Museum :
Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
Theme :
Women
Art movements :
19th century, Realism
Maintenance :
Eviter le contact avec l'eau, le produits chimiques et cosmétiques
Artists :
Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Gustave Courbet (1819-1877)
Material :
Pearly glass beads
EAN :
3336728481157
Reference :
BZ400093

Editor

Original work kept at :
PETIT PALAIS

The artist

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.