First impressions: Manet's portraits at the Royal Academy - in pictures
''Berthe Morisot by Edouard Manet, 1872''. Manet, a famously charming and seductive character, cast a highly selective eye over Berthe's craggy features.
The Luncheon on the Grass by Edouard Manet
The Luncheon on the Grass (Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe, originally Le Bain) - Édouard Manet, 1887. Victorine Meurent posed again - along with Manet's brother, Gustave, and aspiring artist Ferdinand Leenhoff - for this controversial painting based on Raphael's "The Judgment of Paris". Raphael was held in high regard by the Academie des Beaux-Arts, and Manet's modern take on