Artist: Édouard Manet (French, Paris 1832–1883 Paris)
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 31 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (80.6 x 60.3 cm)
Credit Line: The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1997, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002
Accession Number: 1997.391.4
Despite the seemingly rapid brushwork and the summary treatment of detail, this painting was preceded by at least two drawings and an oil sketch. This is Manet's last portrait of his wife; it was painted at Bellevue, a suburb of Paris, where they spent the summer of 1880.