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Manet Edouard's Flautist

realist style. His subjects were mainly contemporary, such as A Bar at the Folies-Bergre 1882 (Courtauld Art Gallery, London). Born in Paris, he trained under a history painter and was inspired by Goya and Velzquez and also by Courbet. His Djeuner sur lherbe/Picnic on the Grass 1863 and Olympia 1865 (both Muse dOrsay, Paris) offended conservative tastes in their matter-of-fact treatment of the nude body. He never exhibited with the Impressionists, although he was associated with them from the 1870s. FLAUTIST The most significant work of 1866 is "Flautist". The picture speaks

: Manet Edouard's Flautist
: 2004-10-10




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