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Portrait of Alphonse Maureau

A work made of pastel on canvas, prepared with an off-white ground.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pastel on canvas, prepared with an off-white ground.

Date:

1878/79

Artist:

Édouard Manet
French, 1832-1883

About this artwork

One of the earliest portrait pastels executed by Manet, this dashing subject was the painter Alphonse Maureau, an habitue of the cafe La Nouvelle Athenes.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Édouard Manet

Title

Portrait of Alphonse Maureau

Place

France (Artist's nationality)

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1878–1879

Medium

Pastel on canvas, prepared with an off-white ground

Inscriptions

Signed lower right, in gray pastel: "Manet"

Dimensions

54.7 × 45.2 cm (21 9/16 × 17 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Kate L. Brewster

Reference Number

1950.123

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