Edouard Manet Le Fifre
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Artists often influence other artists. This was the case with Edouard Manet when he saw first saw Velazquez' work on a visit to the Prado in 1866. With his flat backgrounds and vivid brush work, Velazquez was a revelation.
Back in Paris, Manet began work on a new painting: of an anonymous regimental fifer in the Spanish army. The painting was rejected by the jury of the Salon of 1866. But a year later, Manet funded an exhibition of his own work; and art history changed forever.
Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with gold finish, giclee print
Dimensions: Approx. 1.50" W x 3.50" L (Packaged in an Acetate Sleeve with Provenance Card)