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Manet, the execution of Maximilian : painting, politics, and censorship

Author: Juliet Wilson-Bareau; National Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : National Gallery Publications ; [Ewing, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, 1992.
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The execution by firing squad in 1867 of Maximilian, the puppet emperor installed in Mexico by Napoleon III, was to have far-reaching implications, shattering the international prestige of France and hastening the collapse of the Second Empire. Edouard Manet was an opponent of Napoleon's authoritarian government, and was regarded in Paris as a dangerously non-conformist artist. Between 1867 and 1869 he made three
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
History
Named Person: Édouard Manet; Édouard Manet; Édouard Manet; Édouard Manet; Edouard Manet; Edouard Manet; Edouard Manet
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Wilson-Bareau; National Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0691032092 9780691032092 1857090144 9781857090147 1857090012 9781857090017 0300061552 9780300061550
OCLC Number: 25631663
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery, London, Jul. 1-Sept. 27, 1992.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The French intervention in Mexico : a historical background / Douglas Johnson --
Manet and the execution of Maximilian / Juliet Wilson-Bareau --
Manet's Maximilian : history painting, censorship and ambiguity / John House --
The Maximillian paintings : provenance and exhibition history / John Leighton and Juliet Wilson-Bareau.
Responsibility: Juliet Wilson-Bareau ; with essays by John House and Douglas Johnson.
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