PORTRAIT DE MADAME MANET MÈRE

Madame Auguste Manet

Oil on Canvas
Signed Bottom right: Manet.
98 x 80 cm
1862

Mrs. Eugénie-Désirée Manet, born Fournier (1811-1895), mother of Edouard Manet, here in mourning of her man, Auguste Manet, who died in 1862.

Literature

Th. Duret, 1902, n° 124; J. Meier-Graefe, 1912, pl. 105; E. Moreau-Nélaton, 1926, t. I, p. 88, fig. 89, cat. ms., N° 91; P. Jamot – G. Wildenstein, 1932, n° 134; General Catalogue, The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, 1935, p. 25; A. Tabarant, 1947, p. 79, 11° 70; D. Rouart – S. Orienti, 1970, N° 62; Denis Rouart – Daniel Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue Raisonné Part 1. 1975, n°62.

Provenance

Mrs (widow) Manet, Paris; L. Leenhoff, Paris, 1902; Wallis and Son, Londen; Mrs J.L. Gardner, Boston, 1910.

ISABELLA STEWARD GARDNER MUSEUM, BOSTON.