Young man in the Costume of a Majo  1863

by Edouard Manet

For this image of one of the dashing young Spaniards known as majos, Manet's younger brother Gustave donned the same trousers and bolero jacket worn by model Victorine Meurent in Mademoiselle V. . . in the Costume of an Espada (29.100.53). Rejected from the Salon of 1863, both paintings were included in the Salon des Refusés that same year. Manet's robust brushwork and bol...
74 x 49 1/8 in. (188 x 124.8 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art