• Édouard Manet.January 23, 1832

    1 month ago - By Chez Namaste Nancy

    One great artist paints another: fantastic portrait of Berthe Morisot, 1872, by Edouard Manet. Although he wrote that he had “no intention of overthrowing old methods of painting, or creating new ones.” The critic Louis Gonse viewed things slightly differently. “Manet is a point of departure, the symptomatic precursor of a revolution,” he wrote. To this day, Manet is still considered by many art historians to be the father of modernism.
    Édouard Manet , a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. In this image: Edouard Manet (1832-1883), Le Printemps oil on canvas, 29...
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