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Le Bon Bock

Édouard Manet, French, 1832 - 1883

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1873

Medium:
Oil on canvas

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

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

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

Accession Number:
1963-116-9

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

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Label:
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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