A-Level: 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, "A-Level: Édouard Manet, Émile Zola," in Smarthistory, July 20, 2017, accessed April 16, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/edouard-manet-emile-zola-2/.