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Material Information

Title:
Boating
Physical Description:
Photograph
Language:
English
Creator:
Manet, Edouard, 1832-1883
Metropolitan Museum of Art. ID=UNM
Publication Date:

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
New York, NY
Paris, France
Style: French Impressionist
School: Impressionist
Movement: Impressionism
oil paintings --   ( aat )
Genre:
picture   ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
The straw boater (hat) became synonymous with summer leisure. In the hard-scrabble, often oppressive Industrial Revolution, leisure time for many was hard to come by. Owning and wearing a straw boater was the wearer's badge that life had become more than simply hard work. Manet, as well as other artists of the time, use the boater as a symbol of the good life and the emergence of "leisure" as a right and privlage. According to various scholars the man at the tiller may be Rudolph Leenhoff, Manet's brother-in-law.The stippled parts of the painting, made up of mass color, are consistent with the concept of Impressionism, but there are touches of black present, which would have been considered a heresy by the instigators of the movement.
General Note:
Design Date: 1874 (signed)
General Note:
Inventory: 29.100.115

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - A01-NFF0469
usfldc handle - a1.nff0469
System ID:
SFS0035214:00001

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Design Date: 1874 (signed)
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The straw boater (hat) became synonymous with summer leisure. In the hard-scrabble, often oppressive Industrial Revolution, leisure time for many was hard to come by. Owning and wearing a straw boater was the wearer's badge that life had become more than simply hard work. Manet, as well as other artists of the time, use the boater as a symbol of the good life and the emergence of "leisure" as a right and privlage. According to various scholars the man at the tiller may be Rudolph Leenhoff, Manet's brother-in-law.The stippled parts of the painting, made up of mass color, are consistent with the concept of Impressionism, but there are touches of black present, which would have been considered a heresy by the instigators of the movement.
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New York, NY.
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Style: French Impressionist.
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Movement: Impressionism.
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