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Le Bon Bock

Édouard Manet, French, 1832 - 1883

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

37 1/4 × 32 13/16 inches (94.6 × 83.3 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 255, European Art 1850-1900, second floor

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Credit Line:
The Mr. and Mrs. Carroll S. Tyson, Jr., Collection, 1963

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Bock is a dark, rich beer made in the spring. This vivid depiction of a drinker recalls the animated portraits by seventeenth-century Dutch masters like Frans Hals that Manet greatly admired.

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