Biography and pictures of Edward Mans

  • Year of birth: January 23, 1832
  • Date of death: April 30, 1883
  • A country: France


One of the most prominent painters of France, Edouard Manetwas born in 1832. The father of the artist held a rather prestigious post of judicial official. Parents dreamed of seeing a son who would follow in his father's footsteps. However, the young man from an early age dreamed of artistic activity. Under the influence of parents, young Mane is attempting to enroll in one of the Naval Schools. Mane exam does not stand. After that, he goes on a journey to the shores of South America. The journey takes place on the ship "Le Havre and Guadeloupe", where the young Manet serves as a jungle.
During this long journey, the young man draws a lot. These are mainly portraits and sketches of the crew members. After returning from a journey, he again tries to enter the Naval School, where he again fails. After a repeated failure, with the consent of the parents, Manet begins to paint. The training, which lasted for more than 6 years, takes place in the workshop of Tom Couture, a rather well-known academic artist. During his studies, he undertakes trips to Germany, Italy and the Czech Republic, where he meets the largest museums and monuments of European art. Training lasted until 1856.
From the end of the training period and up to 1870, Manet continued his work as an artist. The main method, in his work, are figure compositions and portraits. During the German siege of Paris, in 1870, the artist becomes an artilleryman and is in the ranks of the defenders of the city. He tries to capture the city during its blockade and famine. In the same years, the acquaintance takes place, and the artist communicates with the famous impressionists of the time, such as Monet, Pissarro, Sisley, and others. The artist died in 1883 April 30.
Creativity of this artist was not particularly recognized until the 1890s, when his picture was literally imposed on the Louvre museum, by his friends. Thereafter, paintings mane began to acquire and other museums and private collectors.

Paintings by Edward Manet

Breakfast on the grass
In the boat
Boy with a sword
Young man in a maho suit
Music in Tuileries
Bar in the Folies Bergère
Absinthe lover
Station Saint-Lazare
Breakfast in the workshop
Old musician

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