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[ma-ney; French ma-ne] /mæˈneɪ; French maˈnɛ/
[ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA),
1832–83, French painter. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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.

    Egoists James Huneker
  • He models with short swift strokes of the brush—not unlike the brush work in some of Manet's pictures.

    Artists Past and Present Elisabeth Luther Cary
  • The principal person in a picture, said Manet, is the light (p. 42).

    Parallel Paths Thomas William Rolleston
  • Manet has here translated the rhythm of depth into linear balance.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • Cézanne is the painting idol of the hour, as were Manet and Monet a decade ago.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • His first works under Courbet and Manet were no better than those of Hankwan.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • A few seasons ago a Troyon held its own against any Manet you put up.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Manet helped bring to a close a certain phase of art, thus hastening the advent of other and greater men.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
British Dictionary definitions for Manet


/French manɛ/
Édouard (edwar). 1832–83, French painter. His painting Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe (1863), which was condemned by the Parisian establishment, was acclaimed by the impressionists, whom he decisively influenced
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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