The Absinthe Drinker by Manet

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Ny Carlsberg Glypotek
published on 11 March 2022

An 1859 oil on canvas painting, The Absinthe Drinker, by Edouard Manet (1832-83), the French modernist painter. The first great work by Manet, his choice of a seemingly homeless man as his main subject and on such a large canvas (1.8 m/6 ft high) shocked critics. The artist added a lower strip to the original painting and so added the bottle. (Ny Carlsberg Glypotek, Copenhagen)

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Glypotek, N. C. (2022, March 11). The Absinthe Drinker by Manet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15392/the-absinthe-drinker-by-manet/

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