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Author Elderfield, John.

Title Manet and the execution of Maximilian / John Elderfield.

Published New York : Museum of Modern Art, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  759.4 Man    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  759.4 MANE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 200 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
Notes "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Manet and the execution of Maximilian at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 5, 2006-January 29, 2007"--t.p. verso.
Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-181) and index.
Contents Manet and the execution of Maximilian / John Elderfield -- Introduction : remembering Queretaro -- I. Art of intervention -- Repression in France; reform in Mexico -- French intervention; Manet's response -- Eagles in Mexico; angels in France 43 -- The road to Queretaro -- II. Resonance of execution -- First impressions : the Boston painting -- Past reminders -- The report of the present -- Time, space, and narration -- III. Sense of ending -- The memory of the present : the London painting -- Changing places : the lithograph and the Copenhagen painting -- The well-known end : the Mannheim painting -- The time of the execution -- Witnessing the execution.
Other author Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883.
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883 -- Exhibitions.
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. Execution of the Emperor Maximilian.
Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. Execution of Maximilian -- Exhibitions.
Maximilian Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867 -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions.
Painting, French -- 19th century.
Violence in art.
Variant Title Execution of Maximilian
ISBN 9780870704239 (pbk.)
0870704230 (pbk.)