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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Munich ; New York : Prestel, c1995
|Named Person:||Édouard Manet; Édouard Manet; Edouard Manet; Édouard Manet|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hajo Düchting; Édouard Manet
|ISBN:||3791314521 9783791314525 3791314459 9783791314457|
|Notes:||Series from dust jacket.|
|Description:||128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Paris: capital of the nineteenth century --
Music in the Tuileries --
In couture's studio --
Scandal at the salon --
The eternal feminine --
Championed by Emile Zola --
Nana, the Venus of Paris --
The heroism of modern life --
Reflections on history --
Focus on brushwork --
Mallarmé and Manet --
Cafés and café-concerts --
A panorama of modern life --
The lady at the bar.
|Series Title:||Pegasus library.|
|Other Titles:||Images of Parisian life|
In his defense. In a detailed discussion of a wide selection of Manet's paintings the tension between traditionalism and modernism emerges as a key feature of his work. Well trained in academic painting and strongly influenced by Velazquez, Goya and Hals, Manet's painting technique was based on the juxtaposition of light and dark blocks of color, using a restricted palette in which black was very important. In contrast to the impressionists, who were concerned with.
Transforming fleeting visual impressions of atmosphere and light into a web of shimmering colors, Manet's eye concentrates on the motif, on the figure in its individuality, the essence of which he was able to capture with a few adroit brushstrokes.