Le Bon Bock 1873
by Edouard Manet
Oil on canvas, 37 1/4 x 32 13/16 inches (94.6 x 83.3 cm)
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Mr. and Mrs. Carroll S. Tyson, Jr., Collection, 1963
Bock is a dark, rich beer made in the spring. This vivid depiction of a drinker recalls the animated portraits by seventeenth-century Dutch masters like Frans Hals that Manet greatly admired.
- Courtesy of the Philadelphia Museum of Art