Edouard Manet

The Execution of Emperor Maximilian



Edouard Manet - The Execution of Emperor Maximilian



Edouard Manet
The Execution of Emperor Maximilian
1867
196 x 259.8 cm
Oil on canvas
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gair Macomber


Literature

Gary Tinterow and Geneviève Lacambre, Manet/Velazquez, New York, New Haven, 2003, fig. 9.71


Provenance

1883, probably passed by descent from the artist to his widow, Suzanne Leenhoff Manet (born 1830 - died 1906), Asnières, France
given by Mme. Manet to her son, Léon Koëlla Leenhoff (born 1852 - died 1927), Paris
1899, sold by Mr. Koëlla Leenhoff to Ambroise Vollard (born 1867 - died 1939), Paris
1 July 1909, sold by Vollard to Frank Gair Macomber (born 1849 - died 1941), Boston
1930, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gair Macomber to the MFA, accession date 1 May 1930

External links

Museum of Fine Arts Accession number 30.444

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