Manet

Manet

Vilified throughout his life for his style as well as the subject matter of his work, the French painter Édouard Manet (1832-1883) is now recognized as a key figure in art history, having bridged the gap between Realism and Impressionism.

In his work, Manet used painting to depict surprisingly modern ...
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Characteristics

Number of pages :
96
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Art movements :
Impressionism, Realism
Dimensions :
21,5 × 26,5 × 1,5 cm
Artist :
Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
EAN :
9783836535090
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :
MX613256

Editor

Publication :
1970-01-01

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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.