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Édouard Manet (French, Paris 1832–1883 Paris)
Date: 1862Accession Number: 29.100.53
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)
Date: 1865Accession Number: 29.100.128
Date: 1866Accession Number: 89.21.3
Date: ca. 1867–68Accession Number: 39.161
Henri Fantin-Latour (French, Grenoble 1836–1904 Buré)
Date: 1885Accession Number: 10.41
Date: 1874Accession Number: 1976.201.14
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This gallery is devoted to major figure paintings by the progenitors of modernism. Manet, Degas, and Fantin were considered to be the harbingers of The New Painting, also known as Impressionism. The Metropolitan—the first museum in the world to own Manet's work (1889)—has the most important collection of large-scale painting by these masters outside of France.
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