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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère

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The son of a judge, the father of modern art, Manet painted half-a-dozen pictures of iconic status.
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Known as a "ladies' man" Manet was probably faithful in an age of serial infidelity.
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spacer Baudelaire and the painters of modern life

The greatest poet of the age befriended the greatest painter, 'the painter of modern life'.
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Parisian café culture may not have started with Manet, but he certainly promoted it.
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"... a licked quality... the admired finish of waxworks"
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Manet was not an impressionist. Monet was. Each friend was indebted to the other.
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"He paints the truth"
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