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The Absinthe Drinker (Le buveur d’absinthe)

Édouard Manet1861-1862

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: The Absinthe Drinker (Le buveur d’absinthe)
  • Creator: Édouard Manet
  • Date Created: 1861-1862
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Signed in plate, upper right: “éd. Manet”
  • Set or Series Title: Manet (Edmond Bazire)
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Gift of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1949
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching on thin laid paper from bound volume
  • Keywords: genre
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From page 12 of Edmond Bazire’s one-volume “Manet” (Paris: A. Quantin, 1884), which includes Emile Zola’s “Edouard Manet, étude biographique et critique” (1867) and Charles Cros’s “Le Fleuve”
  • Bibliography: Guérin 9; Moreau-Nelaton 8; Harris 16; “The Prints of Edouard Manet” (Fisher) cat. no. 9, p. 40; for information on the portraits see Heinrich Schwarz, “Two Unknown Portraits of Manet,” Gazette des Beaux-Arts 53 (April 1959)
  • Associated People: Created by Édouard Manet (French, 1832-1883)
  • Accession Number: 1949.D1.1.1

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