Édouard Manet

Édouard Manet was a French modernist painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.

Born: January 23, 1832, Paris, France
Died: April 30, 1883, Paris, France
On view: National Gallery of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MORE
Periods: Impressionism, Realism, Modern art, Modernism
Spouse: Suzanne Manet (m. 1863–1883)
Influenced by: Francisco Goya, Eugène Delacroix, Diego Velázquez, Thomas Couture

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