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Victorine Meurent in the Costume of an "Espada"

A work made of etching in black and lavis in warm gray on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching in black and lavis in warm gray on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1862

Artist:

Édouard Manet
French, 1832-1883

About this artwork

Manet based this etching on his own painting of the same year (now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York) depicting his frequent model, Victorine Meurent, in the costume of an “espada,” or toreador. Japanese prints and, above all, the etchings of Goya, have been cited as sources for the composition.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

Victorine Meurent in the Costume of an "Espada"

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1862

Medium

Etching in black and lavis in warm gray on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 30.5 × 23.8 cm (12 1/16 × 9 3/8 in.); Plate: 33.8 × 27.8 cm (13 5/16 × 11 in.); Sheet: 52.4 × 35.9 cm (20 11/16 × 14 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1984.1112

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