Edouard Manet

The Tragic Actor (Rouvière as Hamlet)



Edouard Manet - The Tragic Actor (Rouvière as Hamlet)

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 649

Gary Tinterow and Geneviève Lacambre, Manet/Velazquez, New York, New Haven, 2003, figs. 1.50, 9.56
Ann Dumas (ed.), Inspiring Impressionism, Denver-New Haven, 2007, fig. 53


Provenance

The artist
purchased January 1872 by Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris and New York
Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830-1914), Paris
re-acquired by Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris and New York, by December 1878
sold 1898 to George Washington Vanderbilt III (1862-1914), Biltmore, near Asheville, and Washington, D.C.
by inheritance to his wife, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt Gerry (1873-1958), Providence
bequest 1959 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1959.3.1

Other works by Edouard Manet


Edouard Manet The Lady with the Fans, Nina de Callias
The Lady with the Fans, Nina de Callias
1873

Edouard Manet Interior at Arcachon
Interior at Arcachon
1871

Edouard Manet Eva Gonzalès
Eva Gonzalès
1870

Edouard Manet A Parisian Lady
A Parisian Lady
c. 1874-75

Edouard Manet
The Tragic Actor (Rouvière as Hamlet)
1865-66
187.2 x 108.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed lower right: Manet
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Edith Stuyvesant Gerry