Division and Revision: Manet's Reichschoffen Revealed
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About the Book
Manet's well-known painting in the National Gallery London of a caf-concert a kind of cabaret performance and music-making that was the latest fashion in Paris of the 1870s has a peculiar history. The painter initially planned an ambitious canvas with which he grew dissatisfied, then cut it in two, one half being the painting in the National Gallery and the other half now in Winterthur in Switzerland. He repainted both fragments to make each work as a picture in their own right, but modern technology has discovered and reconstructed the original greater work. New research has also identified the caf, the Reichshoffen, and even the Folies-Bergre performance that is advertised on a poster represented in the picture.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781903470770
Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishing
Acedemic Level: English
Book Type: English
Depth: 6
Height: 279 mm
LCCN: 2009289812
No of Pages: 96
Spine Width: 8 mm
Width: 229 mm
ISBN-10: 1903470773
Publisher Date: 12/03/2020
Binding: PAPERBACK
Continuations: English
Dewey: 759.4
Language: English
MediaMail: Y
PrintOnDemand: N
Sub Title: Manet's Reichshoffen Revealed