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Manet:: Portraying Life



Edouard Manet (1832-1883): <EM>Berthe Morisot,</EM> 1872
Edouard Manet (1832-1883): Berthe Morisot, 1872
Manet:: Portraying Life
ENGLAND
LONDON  •  Royal Academy of Arts  •  Advance booking strongly recommended
 

Born in Paris in 1832, Manet was very aware as an artist of the diversity of his city and the metamorphoses it was undergoing. A thoughtful and sympathetic observer, he showed the disappearance of a number of small trades, the darker aspects of the city – the poverty of the vagrants, the invalids, the sordid prostitution – or made the places they frequented the subject of his paintings: theatres, the Paris opera, cabarets, bars and cafés, etc.

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Contact: Royal Academy of Arts
Burlington House
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London W1J 0BD

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