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Manet: Portraying Life - Manet, Edouard
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"Depicting the Paris of his day, Edouard Manet (1832-1883) captured the nineteenth-century urban experience, legitimizing 'modern life' as an artistic subject. His detached, frank mode of looking and his subversive handling of both paint and subject-matter shocked his contemporaries, and eventually established his reputation as the father of modern painting. This remarkable book explores Manet's portraiture, a significant yet often neglected aspect of his work, including examples from throughout his career. Leading ...

Manet: Portraying Life 2013, Royal Academy of Arts, London

ISBN-13: 9781905711758

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Manet: Portraying Life 2012, Royal Academy Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781905711741