Edouard Manet

Portrait of M-me Jules Guillemet

Portrait of M-me Jules Guillemet
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Author: Edouard Manet
Portraiture, Drawings, Italian pencil, 31.3x22 cm
Origin: France, Circa 1880

M-me Guillemet , her husband and her younger sister Margarita were close friends of the artist and repeatedly sat to him. The Hermitage drawing is associated with the Portrait of M-me Jules Guillemet Wearing a Hat produced in pastel around 1880. Probably the artist strove not only to convey the likeness but also to create a sort of a generalized image of a young Parisian woman.

Style: Impressionism
Source of entry: Leningrad State Purchasing Commission, 1938

See also

Édouard Manet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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