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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

Exotic Flower (Woman in a Mantilla)

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

Date

1868

Medium

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

Dimensions

Image: 16.2 × 10.6 cm (6 7/16 × 4 3/16 in.); Plate/primary support: 17.4 × 11.6 cm (6 7/8 × 4 5/8 in.); Secondary support: 38.7 × 27.4 cm (15 1/4 × 10 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.4208

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