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  Édouard Manet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manet took respected works by Renaissance artists and updated them, a practice he also adopted in Olympia (1863), a nude portrayed in a style reminiscent of the early studio photographs, but which was based on Titian's Venus of Urbino (1538).
Manet often sat at the restaurant on the Avenue de Clichy called Pere Lathuille's, which had a garden as well as the eating area.
Manet depicted other popular activities in his work, such as the races in Racing at Longchamp, which shows popular horse racing, where the excitement of the horses as they rush towards the viewer is shown.
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 Malaspina Great Books - Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
However, Manet refused to enter any of the impressionist exhibitions because he didn't think of his paintings as impressionist paintings and because he did not approve of their opposition to the official salon system.
Manet was influenced to use lighter colors and paint areas of light and dark.
Manet died in Paris on April 30, 1883 and is buried in the Cimetiere de Passy, Paris, France.
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 Manet Edouard - Biography
Edouard Manet was born in Paris, France; his mother, Eugénie-Desirée Fournier, was the goddaughter of a Swedish prince, and his father, Auguste Manet, was a French judge.
Manet was taking respected works by Renaissance artists and updating them, a practice he had also adopted in "Olympia", a nude portrayed in a style that recalled the early studio photographs of the day, but which was based on Titian's "Venus of Urbino".
However, Manet resisted involvement in Impressionist exhibitions, partly because he did not wish to be seen as the representative of a group identity, and partly because of his disapproval of their opposition to the Salon system.
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 The Impressionists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet's close friend and supporter during the early years was Charles Baudelaire, who, in 1862, had written a quatrain to accompany one of Manet's Spanish subjects, Lola de Valence, and the public, largely as a result of the strange atmosphere of the Olympia, linked the two men readily.
Manet's use of older works of art in elaborating his own major compositions has long been, and continues to be, a problematic subject, since the old view that this procedure was needed to compensate for the artist's own inadequate imagination is rapidly being discarded.
Manet was a great influence on Morisot, and she in turn helped him accept some of the tenets of Impressionism to greater effect in his work; she also posed for him numerous times, notably for The Balcony (1869) and Repose (c.
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 Édouard Manet -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Édouard Manet was born in (The capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce) Paris, (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France.
His uncle, Charles Fournier, encouraged him to pursue painting and often took young Manet at the (An art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris) Louvre.
Manet, in imitation of the then current style of ((philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical object continue to exist when not perceived) realism initiated by (French painter noted for his realistic depiction of everyday scenes (1819-1877)) Gustave Courbet, painted everyday subjects like beggars, cafés, bullfights, and other events and scenery.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/_/d/%e9douard_manet.htm   (851 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Edouard Manet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet, in imitation of the current style of Realism initiated by Gustave Courbet, painted many everyday subjects like beggars, cafés, bullfights, and other events and scenery.
Manet was taking respected works by Renaissance artists and updating them, a practice he also adopted in Olympia (1863), a nude portrayed in a style that recalled the early studio photographs of the day, but which was based on Titian's Venus of Urbino (1538).
Manet died of untreated syphilis, which caused him much pain and partial paralysis from locomotor ataxia in his late days.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Edouard-Manet   (735 words)

  
 Edouard Manet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet had told his biographer that he thought this the most beautiful portrait in the world and one he always stopped to admire when visiting the Louvre.
Manet's copy is the same size as Tintoretto's, but oddly he also copied the Latin inscription which was later removed during a restoration by the Louvre.
Manet would laugh, then worry, assuring everyone that this picture was bad, and in the same breath he would add that it would be a great success.
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 Manet and the Sea
Although Manet, in Paris at the time, did not witness this celebrated episode in the American Civil War, he was inspired to paint an imaginary view of the event, reconstructing it from the well-publicized accounts he had seen in the press.
The French city of Boulogne, which Manet visited with his family in 1864 and 1868, as well as the towns of Trouville and Deauville, where Boudin and Jongkind first painted, were part of a burgeoning resort culture developed during the Second Empire (the reign of Napoleon III in France from 1852 to 1870).
Manet’s On the Beach at Boulogne, a view of female bathers on the sand and in the water, captures the pleasures of summer recreation on the beach available to both Parisians and local residents.
www.artic.edu /aic/exhibitions/manet/themes.html   (1394 words)

  
 Edouard Manet Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet began his career with The Absinthe Drinker (1858), a painting depicting a debauched and solitary man amongst the shadows of the back streets of Paris.
Manet was not a radical artist, such as Courbet; nor was he a bohemian, as the critics had thought.
The Cafe Guerbois, near Manet's studio became the gathering spot for Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Degas and Pissaro and although Manet presided over the regular meeting and debates held at the cafe, he was not enthusiastic about his role as leader of the avant-garde.
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 AllRefer.com - Edouard Manet (European Art, 1600 To The Present, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Manet was influenced by VelAzquez and Goya and later by Japanese painters and printmakers and the objectivity of photography.
Manet's masterpiece, Olympia (1863; MusEe d'Orsay), a supposedly suggestive painting of a nude courtesan, was shown in 1865.
Manet also made many pastels, watercolors, and etchings, including graphic portraits of Baudelaire and a series of illustrations based on Poe's Raven.
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 Manet, Édouard on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Morisot and Manet.(Berthe Morisot and Edouard Manet, painters)
How Manet saw the sea: the burgeoning French seaside resort culture produced an aesthetic exploration by the artist and his contemporaries that helped usher in the vanguard painting of the Impressionist...
It is the centerpiece of the new exhibition, ''Manet, Monet and the Gare Saint-Lazare,'' at th
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 Mallarme, Manet, and the Belle Epoch in Paris
Although Manet did not exhibit with the Impressionists when they held their Salon de independents from 1874 to 1886 and did not embrace the title of “Impressionist”, he was considered their leader.
Manet’s subject, in his mid-thirties at the time, looks out from the center of the painting and appears to be meditating over the book on which his hand is resting.
Manet lived the Bourgeoisie lifestyle like Stephane Mallarme, whose distant friendships with fellow symbolic poets could be attributed to the fact that the other poets lived a more Bohemian lifestyle.
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 WetCanvas: Virtual Museum: Individual Artists: Edouard Manet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Edouard Manet was born in Paris on January 25, 1832, the son of a wealthy lawyer.
Manet's revolutionary Absinthe Drinker, submitted to the Paris Salon of 1859, was rejected by the jury, though the great Romantic painter Eugene Delacroix protested on his behalf against their decision.
Manet had been aquatinted with Edgar Degas, with whom he had much in common, since 1862.
www.wetcanvas.com /Museum/Artists/m/Edouard_Manet   (1047 words)

  
 Impressionist artists: Édouard Manet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet was born in Paris on January 23, 1832, the son of a high government official.
Manet's canvas, portraying a woodland picnic that included a seated female nude attended by two fully dressed young men, attracted immediate and wide attention, but was bitterly attacked by the critics.
Manet served as an officer in the French army from 1870 to 1871, during the Franco-Prussian War.
www.art-and-artist.co.uk /impressionist/manet.htm   (801 words)

  
 Manet, Edouard : 1832 - 1883 - Impressionism, painting, sculpture, drawing, Absolutearts.com
Manet was born in Paris to an aristocratic family which only allowed him to study art after he failed his examinations at the Naval Academy.
Manet was concerned with the properties of painting and not with the subject matter.
Manet accomplished this by insisting that a painted canvas is foremost a material surface covered with pigments and that the viewer must look at the canvas and not through it.
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 Edouard Manet
When Manet put this painting up for sale, people said that REAL asparagus was not worth the price of the painting.
Manet's ability to capture the warm fuzzy texture of the peaches is astounding.
Manet died of syphilis on April 30, 1883, ten days after having had a leg amputated for gangrene.
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 Manet Olympia Paper
Since Manet’s Olympia was a representation of a woman that possessed the role of a prostitute, her character was considered an outsider in the Parisian society.
All the signs in Manet’s work pointed to the fact that he was representing a modern Venus and she was a prostitute.
Manet’s Olympia was definitely the source of scandal at the 1865 Salon in Paris.
www.unc.edu /~sfox/olympia.html   (1939 words)

  
 Edouard Manet's Olympia in Jaxtaposition
In Ingres case, the difference is that he set his painting in an exotic land of the near-east, far from the sensibilities of Europe.
In Manet's case there is a fl cat on the bed (the jpeg doesn't show it well), in Titian's there is a dog curled up and sleeping.
Manet's tribute is different only in his subject's disposition which is not the least bit shy of our attention.
www.jssgallery.org /Other_Artists/Manet/Olympia_in_Juxtaposition.htm   (244 words)

  
 Edouard Manet | French Painter
Edouard Manet was born on January 23, 1832 in Paris.
Manet learned to paint in the traditional style, but his work became more spontaneous after his exposure to Claude Monet and the other "Impressionists." He used expressive outline, severe lighting contrasts, bold color and rich texture to portray the world around him.
Manet scandalized the people of Paris with a number of works containing nudes painted in bold poses with direct, outward gazes.
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 Art Historian's Studio - Themes - Manet's Cats 3
The claims to mastering Manet, to call on his presence, instead invoke and provoke his absence, failing to stimulate it.
Clark rarely invokes Manet's name, but when he does invoke Manet's presence, Manet's conscious, this conscious is consciously or unconsciously revealed as an absence by Clark; a reflective absence, reflecting Clark's presence, his own abundance which overflows his discussion of Manet and permeates throughout his text.
This act of self-reflection, self-inscription, the insertion of the self into Manet's absence, the insertion of a cat-heter to try to release Manet's discharge, is not limited to Clark.
www.brynmawr.edu /visualculture/journal/e_manetsCats3.shtml   (660 words)

  
 Edouard Manet: Public Spaces, Private Dreams
Manet's parents (well-educated and distinguished middle class Parisians - his father a high official in the Ministry of Justice, his mother the daughter of a diplomat) were no different.
Manet always sought to be accepted by the Salon and refused to exhibit with his Impressionist friends.
But neither contemporary audiences nor critics knew as much as Manet about the history of painting, and since he avoid explicit remarks about his intentions throughout his career, the paintings were viewed as the work of a incompetent and ignorant artist who outraged decency and decorum.
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 RFC 2501 (rfc2501) - Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET): Routing Protocol Pe
Characteristics of MANETs A MANET consists of mobile platforms (e.g., a router with multiple hosts and wireless communications devices)--herein simply referred to as "nodes"--which are free to move about arbitrarily.
MANET nodes are equipped with wireless transmitters and receivers using antennas which may be omnidirectional (broadcast), highly- directional (point-to-point), possibly steerable, or some combination thereof.
MANETs have several salient characteristics: 1) Dynamic topologies: Nodes are free to move arbitrarily; thus, the network topology--which is typically multihop--may change randomly and rapidly at unpredictable times, and may consist of both bidirectional and unidirectional links.
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 Culture Shock: Flashpoints: Visual Arts: Edouard Manet's Olympia
When Edouard Manet's painting Olympia is hung in the Salon of Paris in 1865, it is met with jeers, laughter, criticism, and disdain.
And he paints her in his own manner: in place of the smooth shading of the great masters, his forms are painted quickly, in rough brushstrokes clearly visible on the surface of the canvas.
In painting reality as he sees it, Manet challenges the accepted function of art in France, which is to glorify history and the French state, and creates what some consider the first modern painting.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/cultureshock/flashpoints/visualarts/olympia_a.html   (407 words)

  
 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | Manet's "Olympia"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Manet considered himself a painter of still life, and perhaps that's why Olympia has such a quiet mystery about her.
Well-bred, elegant and gentlemanly, Manet was as horrified by the response to "Olympia" as his critics were by the work itself.
Meurent was Manet's longtime model, muse and companion, the subject of numerous canvases.
www.salon.com /ent/masterpiece/2002/05/13/olympia   (919 words)

  
 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Manet - Biography
In 1861 Manet’s paintings were accepted by the Salon and received favorable press, and he began exhibiting at the Galerie Martinet in Paris.
The three paintings Manet sent to the Salon of 1863, including Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, were relegated to the Salon des Refusés, where they attracted the attention of the critic Théophile Thoré.
Manet declined to show with the Impressionists in their first exhibition in 1874.
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 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Manet - Before the Mirror
In 1865 Edouard Manet shocked Parisian audiences at the Salon with his painting Olympia (1863), an unabashed depiction of a prostitute lounging in bed, naked save for a pair of slippers and a necklace.
Manet’s attention to a motif conventionally associated with pornography reflected his desire to render on canvas the truths of modern life.
Manet’s endeavor to capture the flavor of contemporary society extended to portraits of barmaids, street musicians, ragpickers, and other standard Parisian “types” that were favorite subjects of popular illustrated literature.
www.guggenheimcollection.org /site/artist_work_md_96_1.html   (389 words)

  
 Philadelphia Museum of Art
When Manet first began painting seascapes in the 1860s, the tradition of marine painting in France was governed by well-established conventions that had become stale and tired.
Manet's beautiful and challenging views of the sea created new interest in this subject among the younger generation of painters.
Manet and the Sea was made possible in Philadelphia by the Lincoln Financial Group Foundation.
www.philamuseum.org /exhibitions/exhibits/manet.shtml   (601 words)

  
 A concise history of the artist Edouard Manet
Edouard Manet, a French painter and printmaker who successfully achieved the transition from the realism of Gustave Courbet to Impressionism.
Manet chose subjects from the events and appearances of his own time, stressing the definition of painting as the arrangement of paint areas on a canvas over and above its function as representation.
Manet exhibited in 1863 at the Salon des Refusés, his Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe ("Luncheon on the Grass").
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