A Manet study or a replica?

November 29 2016

Image of A Manet study or a replica?

Picture: TAN/Courtauld

The Courtauld Institute now thinks that its version (above) of Manet's famous 'Le déjeuner sur l’herbe' is not an autograph replica made after the original in the Musée d’Orsay, but a preparatory study for it. The evidence is outlined here in Martin Bailey's Art Newspaper piece.

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