Edouard Manet

(1832 - 1883)
Manet was the elder statesman of the Impressionists, although he never participated in their exhibitions but continued to compete in the Salons. His unconventional subject matter drawn from modern life, and his concern for the artist's freedom in handling paint made him an important precursor of Impressionism.

Manet was a native Parisian and the s...
read more
Browse collection
520 objects