Arts Everyday Living: Manet’s Tribute to Monet—An Afternoon Painting on the Seine

Edouard Manet, Monet Painting on His Studio Boat, 1874, oil on canvas, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

French artistic pioneer Edouard Manet (1832-1883) never exhibited with the Impressionists, but he admired and worked with them.  The painting above is Manet’s tribute  to Claude Monet (1840-1926) the leader of the revolutionary movement, who is painting in his studio boat accompanied by wife Camille Monet.

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