Winterthur

Division and Revision: Manet's Reichshoffen Revisited

96 pages, paperback, 285 x 230 mm, 70 colour illustrations
PRICE: £20.00
ISBN: 978 1 903470 77 0

 

Manet's well-known painting in the National Gallery London of a café-concert – a kind of cabaret performance and musicmaking that was the latest fashion in Paris of the 1870s – has a peculiar history. The painter initially planned an ambitious canvas with which he grew dissatisfied, then cut it in two, one half being the painting in the National Gallery and the other half now in Winterthur in Switzerland. Read more