Saturday, July 31, 2004

Manet, �douard

French painter who broke new ground by defying traditional techniques of representation and by choosing subjects from the events and circumstances of his own time. His D�jeuner sur l'herbe (�Luncheon on the Grass�), exhibited in 1863 at the Salon des Refus�s, aroused the hostility of critics and the enthusiasm of the young painters who


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