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Le déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1863. Edouard Manet (1832-1883). Oil on canvas, 208 x 264.5 cm. Musée d'Orsay, RF 1668.

When reading our recent post on the NBMAA’s new acquisition of a work by William T. Wiley, one is reminded of another re-interpreted painting, Le déjeuner sur l’herbe by Edouard Manet. However, the Wiley and Manet are opposites. While the Wiley is a modern reinterpretation of a masterpiece by a Northern Renaissance master, the Manet is the original from the 1860s that has inspired dozens of reinterpretations over the past 150 years. (more…)


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