Visual Timeline: Edouard Manet

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1832 CE - 1883 CE: Life of the French modernist painter Edouard Manet.
 
1832 CE: The modernist painter Edouard Manet is born in Paris.
 
1849 CE: Edouard Manet becomes a naval cadet and sails to Brazil.
 
1850 CE: Edouard Manet enrolls in the art school of Thomas Couture.
 
1852 CE: Léon-Edouard Leenhoff is born, probably the illegitimate son of Edouard Manet.
 
1853 CE: Edouard Manet visits the art galleries of Italy and parts of northern Europe.
 
1859 CE: Edouard Manet produces his first great work, The Absinthe Drinker.
 
1861 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Monsieur et Madame Manet' and 'The Spanish Singer' are both accepted by the Paris Salon.
 
1862 CE: Edouard Manet paints his 'Music in the Tuileries Gardens'.
 
1863 CE: Edouard Manet's painting 'Lunch on the Grass' causes outrage when shown at the Paris Salon.
 
1863 CE: Edouard Manet marries Suzanne Leenhoff.
 
1865 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Olympia' causes outrage when shown at the Paris Salon.
 
1865 CE: Edouard Manet visits Spain.
 
1867 CE: Edouard Manet sets up his own independent booth near the World Fair in Paris.
 
 
1868 CE: Berthe Morisot meets fellow artists Edouard Manet at the Louvre.
 
1869 CE: Edouard Manet's 'The Balcony' and 'Lunch in the Studio" are shown in the Paris Salon where they perplex viewers.
 
1872 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Battle of Kearsage' and 'Alabama' are shown in the Paris Salon.
 
1873 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Le Bon Bok' ('The Beer Drinker') is accepted by the Paris Salon.
 
1874 CE: Edouard Manet and Claude Monet spend time together painting at Argenteuil on the Seine.
 
1874 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Argenteuil' and 'The Railway Station' are shown in the Paris Salon.
 
1875 CE: Edouard Manet visits Venice.
 
1875 CE: Edouard Manet organises his own independent exhibition of his work in Paris.
 
1877 CE: Edouard Manet's controversial 'Nana' is rejected by the Paris Salon.
 
1879 CE: Edouard Manet's 'Boating' and 'In the Conservatory' are shown in the Paris Salon.
 
1880 CE: Georges Charpentier organises a solo exhibition in Paris for Edouard Manet's work.
 
1880 CE: Edouard Manet's 'At Père Lathuilles' is shown in the Paris Salon.
 
1881 CE: Edouard Manet wins second prize at the Paris Salon for his portrait of the politician Henri Rochefort.
 
1881 CE: Edward Manet is awarded the prestigious Légion d’Honneur.
 
1881 CE: Edouard Manet paints his last masterpiece, 'Bar at the Folies-Bergère'.
 
1883 CE: Edouard Manet dies in Paris.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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