Moffett, who took the winning bid, handled a sale of Cohen's Manet at Sotheby's two years ago.
His great modern compositions are equal to the most beautiful works by Manet and Degas.
If anyone mentioned the names of Wagner or Manet, he smiled.
He models with short swift strokes of the brush—not unlike the brush work in some of Manet's pictures.
The principal person in a picture, said Manet, is the light (p. 42).
Manet has here translated the rhythm of depth into linear balance.
Cézanne is the painting idol of the hour, as were Manet and Monet a decade ago.
His first works under Courbet and Manet were no better than those of Hankwan.
A few seasons ago a Troyon held its own against any Manet you put up.
Manet helped bring to a close a certain phase of art, thus hastening the advent of other and greater men.