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Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet

 

Artist: Édouard Manet

Dates: 23 January 1832 – 30 April 1883

Nationality: French

Title of Piece: The Luncheon on the Grass

The Luncheon on the Grass by Édouard Manet

The Luncheon on the Grass by Édouard Manet

 

Brief Biography: Manet was one of the first artists of the 19th Century to portray modern life and was a key figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. His paintings The Luncheon on the Grass and Olympia are considered watershed pieces in the genesis of modern art.

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