M. Manet (The Artist's Father) II

A work made of etching, aquatint and plate tone in black on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching, aquatint and plate tone in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1861

Artist:

Édouard Manet
French, 1832-1883

About this artwork

This is the only known impression of the second state of this etching depicting Auguste Manet, a high official in the Ministry of Justice and subsequently a judge and court counselor. It is Manet’s second etched portrait of his father. Both versions are based on the double portrait he painted of his parent in 1860, now in the Musee du Louvre, Paris.

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Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

M. Manet (The Artist's Father) II

Origin

France

Date

1861

Medium

Etching, aquatint and plate tone in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

187 × 156 mm (image/plate); 357 × 267 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1984.1111

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