The Little Manet Discover the Life and Work of the Father of Modernity by Catherine du Duve


The Little Manet Discover the Life and Work of the Father of Modernity by Catherine du Duve

In his studio, Manet doesn't paint according to the rules of the time. He admires the old masters, but paints modern day life. What does he paint? Social gatherings in the Tuileries Gardens, women wearing crinolines, men in top hats. What an odd luncheon - Scandalous! What is this new way of painting? Manet has his own style. He opens the door onto modern art! The mpressionists follow in his footsteps - Ole! Imagine the corrida and the matador, Hop into the hot air balloon and soar above the Universal Exhibition. Meet the renowned writer Zola, Manet's friend. And enjoy yourself at the Folies-Bergere!

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32 pages


Catherine du Duve
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Publication date

7th November 2012



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