Olympia Earrings

Olympia Earrings

Olympia was the subject of reflection over a long period, and it was probably given shape around 1862, based on drawings made during the time Manet spent with Thomas Couture. It can be seen as the insolent triumph of a prostitute who has adopted the pose and name of Renaissance courtesans. The reference ...
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Maintenance :
Eviter le contact avec l'eau, le produits chimiques et cosmétiques
Artist :
Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
Material :
Colored glass beads
Museum :
Musée d'Orsay
Themes :
Nude, Women
Art movements :
19th century, Impressionism, Realism
Model dimensions :
7.5 cm
Reference :

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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.