The Spanish Singer by Manet

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Mark Cartwright
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 14 March 2022
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An 1860 oil on canvas painting, The Spanish Singer, by Edouard Manet (1832-83), the French modernist painter. The subject is here painted in a conservative style and, consequently, it was accepted by the Salon of Paris in 1861 and won a commendation. The work shows the influence of Spanish art and culture on Manet long before he ever visited the country. The use of props is evident - the left-handed musician is playing a guitar strung for someone right-handed. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Art, M. M. o. (2022, March 14). The Spanish Singer by Manet. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15420/the-spanish-singer-by-manet/

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