Branch of White Peonies, with Pruning Shears
Édouard Manet - circa 1864
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This work has a wonderful instantaneous freshness in its juxtaposition of juicy green and creamy white paint against a neutral brown background. Manet painted many flower pieces in the last years of his life, but unlike this work of early maturity, they have a tragic, nervous intensity.
Owner/Location: Musée d'Orsay  (France - Paris)
Dates: circa 1864
Artist age:Approximately 32 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 31.12 cm (12.25 in.), Width: 46.36 cm (18.25 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 01 October 2003.
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