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Manet: Initial M, Hand and Eye - Rubin, James H
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An authoritative work on Edouard Manet, viewed by many as the father of modern painting. Few artists have created as much controversy as Manet: his avant-garde work not only challenged the traditions of art, but also addressed society as a whole. With his painting "Olympia" (1869), he was to become, to quote Degas, "as famous as Garibaldi." Yet how the diffident son of a bourgeois family became the father of both realism and impressionism is a complex story that has too often been overlooked. As Manet has rightly become ...

Manet: Initial M, Hand and Eye 2010, Flammarion-Pere Castor, Paris, France

ISBN-13: 9782080301062