(1832 - 1883)
Edouard Manet was active/lived in France. Edouard Manet is known for post-impressionist painting-female figure.
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Edouard Manet was born in Paris, France on January 29, 1832. His
mother, Eugenie-Desiree Fournier, was a woman of refinement and god
daughter of Charles Bernadotte, the Crown Prince of Sweden. His
father was a magistrate in the Ministry of Justice. Manet was
assumed to be destined for a similar career, but failed several times
in his entrance requirements for Normal College. Finally, in
1850, he entered the school of the fashionable painter, Couture, which
he attended more or less sporadically until 1856. He and Couture
did not get along particularly well.
The school of
Impressionism based itself chiefly on the work of Manet. But his
work was such a radical change from the popular work o
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