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zz 1/22/2020 ARC Bookmark - Le Fifre by Manet

This metal bookmark features the figure from Manet's Le Fifre.

- Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with gold finish, giclee print
-Dimensions: Approx. 1.50 inches W x 3.50 inches L
- Item #: BKS5758

Artists often influence other artists. This was the case with Édouard Manet when he first saw Velazquez's work on a visit to the Prado in 1866. With his flat backgrounds and vivid brush work, Velazquez was a revelation. Back in Paris, Manet began work on a new painting: of an anonymous regimental fifer in the Spanish army. The painting was rejected by the jury of the Salon of 1866. But a year later, Manet funded an exhibition of his own work—and art history changed forever.