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Édouard Manet

The Railway, 1873

Oil on canvas
36 7/10 × 43 9/10 in
93.3 × 111.5 cm
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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Framed: 113 x 132.7 x 5.4 cm (44 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Framed: 113 x 132.7 x 5.4 cm (44 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Édouard Manet
French, 1832–1883
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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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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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Framed: 113 x 132.7 x 5.4 cm (44 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Framed: 113 x 132.7 x 5.4 cm (44 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Image rights
Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Édouard Manet
French, 1832–1883
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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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Édouard Manet

The Railway, 1873

Oil on canvas
36 7/10 × 43 9/10 in
93.3 × 111.5 cm
Permanent collection
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