?douard Manet (US: /m??ne?, m?-/ UK: /?m?ne?/ French:?[edwa? man?] 23 January 1832?? 30 April 1883) was a French painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. Born into an upper-class household with strong political connections, Manet rejected the fu...
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