Exotic Flower (Woman in a Mantilla)

A work made of etching and aquatint in brown on ivory chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé).
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  • A work made of etching and aquatint in brown on ivory chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé).

Date:

1868

Artist:

Édouard Manet (French, 1832-1883)
published by Philippe Burty (French, 1830-1890)
written by Armand Renaud (French, 1836-1895)

About this artwork

Exotic Flower is an original composition, not based on a painting. A model for the etching is found among the Caprichos of Goya; unlike Goya, Manet visually isolated his figure, choosing not to provide a context for it.

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Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

Exotic Flower (Woman in a Mantilla)

Origin

France

Date

1868

Medium

Etching and aquatint in brown on ivory chine, laid down on ivory wove paper (chine collé)

Dimensions

162 × 106 mm (image); 174 × 116 mm (plate/primary support); 387 × 274 mm (secondary support)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.4208

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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