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Fish (Still Life)  1864

by Edouard Manet

Although still-life ensembles were an important element in many of the major paintings of the avant-garde artist Édouard Manet, his most sustained interest in the genre itself was from 1864 to 1865, when Fish was painted. Manet’s focus on still lifes coincided with the gradual reacceptance of the genre during the nineteenth century, due in part to the growth of the middle ...
28 7/8 x 36 1/4 in. (73.4 x 92.1 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago