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Author Elderfield, John.

Title Manet and the execution of Maximilian / John Elderfield
Published New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2006


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 MELB  759.4 Manet Eld/Mat  AVAILABLE
Description 200 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Manet and the execution of Maximilian / John Elderfield -- Introduction : remembering Queretaro -- I Art of intervention -- Repression in France; reform in Mexico -- French intervention; Manet's response -- Eagles in Mexico; angels in France 43 -- The road to Queretaro -- II Resonance of execution -- First impressions : the Boston painting -- Past reminders -- The report of the present -- Time, space, and narration -- III Sense of ending -- The memory of the present : the London painting -- Changing places : the lithograph and the Copenhagen painting -- The well-known end : the Mannheim painting -- The time of the execution -- Witnessing the execution
Notes "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Manet and the execution of Maximilian at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 5, 2006-January 29, 2007"--t.p. verso
Includes index
Subject Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883 -- Exhibitions.
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. Execution of the Emperor Maximilian.
Painting, French -- 19th century.
Violence in art.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
LC no. 2006931860
ISBN 0870704230 paperback