Édouard Manet, Émile Zola


Édouard Manet, Émile Zola, 1868, oil on canvas, 57 x 45″ / 146.5 x 114 cm (Musée d’Orsay, Paris)

This portrait was painted in appreciation for the support Zola gave to Manet in his 1866 essay in La Revue du XXe siècle and during Manet’s independent exhibition held alongside the Universal Exposition in 1867.

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Édouard Manet, Émile Zola," in Smarthistory, November 23, 2015, accessed September 28, 2016, http://smarthistory.org/edouard-manet-emile-zola/.