Édouard Manet
French, 1832-1883
8,892 followers
Édouard Manet
French, 1832-1883
8,892 followers
High auction record
$65m, Christie's, 2014
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection,
Seattle Art Museum
Degas, Impressionism, and the Paris Millinery Trade,
Legion of Honor
2016
Soulèvements (Uprisings),
Jeu de Paume

Although ridiculed in his day for inadequate linear perspective, lack of spirituality, and …

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Although ridiculed in his day for inadequate linear perspective, lack of spirituality, and controversial subject matter, Édouard Manet is considered by many art historians to be the father of Modernism. Technically his paintings are remarkable for their loose brushstrokes, nuanced color, unusual cropping, and sense of …

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