Edouard Manet art links 


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Edouard Manet: Berthe Morisot with a Bouquet of Violets, 1872
Source: Wikimedia Commons (see "image archives" below)


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Edouard Manet

[French Realist/Impressionist Painter, 1832-1883]

• Relationships: Brother-in-law of Berthe Morisot.
Manet's students included Eva Gonzales.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!
Mini-site for the 2003-2004 exhibition Manet and the Sea

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteEdouard Manet at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Many works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Portrait of M-me Jules Guillemet, ca.1880
Girl in a Wing Collar, ca.1879-80
Portrait of Mademoiselle Isabelle Lemonnier, ca.1879-80

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Bullfight, 1865
The Rue Mosnier with Flags, 1878

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  
Page forward for numerous works on paper by Manet

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Online exhibit built around The Railway

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Online exhibit Manet's The Dead Toreador and The Bullfight: Fragments of a Lost Salon Painting Reunited

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
7 works displayed over 2 pages of search results

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteSmithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
The Croquet Party (La partie de croquet)

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Les Courses / Horse race in Longchamp

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Execution of Maximilian

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
Young Woman Reclining in Spanish Costume

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
2 works online

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The Gypsies

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Knife Grinder, Rue Mosnier, 1878

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
The Drinker of Absinthe, etching, 1860
Sous la Lampe (Le Corbeau), etching, 1875
La Femme à la Mantille, etching, 1868

Ashmolean Museum at the University of Oxford, UK

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Charleston, the country home of the Bloomsbury Group, East Sussex, England

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Women At the Races

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
2 works online

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Moss Roses in a Vase, 1882

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
38 works online, including A Bar at the Folies-Bergère

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Le Philosophe

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)

Frick Collection, New York City   NEW!
The Bullfight

Haifa Museum, Haifa, Israel

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, Connecticut

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Lola de Valence, etching, 1862

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
The Absinth Drinker (Le Buveur d'Absinthe)

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas   NEW!

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Reclining Woman, ink and wash on paper, 1862-63

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont
The Execution of Maximilian

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France (in French)  
Marguerite Gauthier-Lathuille

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina (in Spanish)  

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
Boy blowing bubbles

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

Museum Collection Database for the Region of Haute-Normandie, France

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
The House at Rueil, 1882

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
2 works online

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
The Café Concert, 1879

New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2 works online

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
The Absinthe Drinker

New Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
The Execution of Emperor Maximilian, 1867

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia
Berthe Morisot

Oskar Reinhart Collection, Switzerland
Au Café, 1878

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
Berthe Morisot à l'éventail

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Mini-site for a 2004 exhibition: Manet and the Sea

Pomona College Museum of Art, California
Click on "View objects by this artist"

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Le Repos (see top row)

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Portrait of a Girl, 1862
The Reader, 1861

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
The Painter Monet in his Studio

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Barnes Foundation, Pennsylvania
Tarring the Boat, 1873

Edouard Manet at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Basket of Pears, 1882

The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Woman Fastening Her Garter, pastel on canvas, 1878-79

The Ordrupgaard Collection, Charlottenlund, Denmark
Woman with a Jug, 1858-60

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Woman in Riding Habit, Fulllface, ca.1882

University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Le Chat et les Fleurs, etching, 1869

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
The Jetty of Boulogne-sur-Mer, 1868

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
2 works online when last checked

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteEdouard Manet
Website about Édouard Manet and his paintings

Notable SiteEdouard Manet at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteEdouard Manet at The Artchive  

Notable SiteEdouard Manet at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Manet

Notable SiteEdouard Manet in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Edouard Manet at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Digital Images — Photography by Ron Reznick
The Ragpicker

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Google Art Project
In the Conservatory (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)

Google Art Project
The House at Rueil (Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin)

Google Art Project
Young Lady in 1866 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

Humanities Web  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Scroll down for a work from the 2005 exhibition Masterpieces from the Guggenheim


New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

Rasiel's Wallpapers
(Click on the size of the scan you wish to view)

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
FBI Art Theft Program
Chez Tortoni, stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edouard Manet  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

"Edouard Manet: Public Spaces, Private Dreams"

La Tribune de l'Art (in French)  

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
The Puzzle of Olympia

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Manet's Oceanic Feeling

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
En garde: Manet's Portrait of Emilie Ambre in the Role of Bizet's Carmen

Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
Double Début: Édouard Manet and The Execution of Maximilian in New York and Boston, 1879-80

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on A Bar at the Folies-Bergere, 1882

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Olympia, 1863

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
Essay on Corner of a Café-Concert, ca.1878-80

The New York Observer
"Manet/Velázquez: Brilliant Exhibit Crossing Pyrénées", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Old Manet and Sea: The First Modernist", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Manet/Velázquez: The Spanish Manner in the Nineteenth Century", 2002 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Pictures at an Execution", 2007 article by Jerry Saltz

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Edouard Manet: Rebel in a Frock Coat

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Manet's Modernism: or, The Face of Painting in the 1860s

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Manet and the Sea

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Manet's 'Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe'

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Alias Olympia: A Woman's Search for Manet's Notorious Model

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Manet and the Painters of Contemporary Life

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Twelve Views of Manet's Bar

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Manet & the Family Romance

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Manet: A New Realism

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Masters of Art: Manet

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Discoveries: Manet

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Manet: The Still Life Paintings

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The Last Flowers of Manet

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Manet: Le dejeuner sur l'herbe


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