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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Attributed to Edouard Manet, French (Paris 1832 - 1883 Paris)
Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Portrait of the Composer Emmanuel Chabrier
Work Type
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Oil on canvas
65.09 x 53.34 cm (25 5/8 x 21 in.)
Emmanuel Chabrier, Paris, 1881, by descent?; to André Chabrier, by descent?; to Mme. Chabrier-Breton, Avignon [1] sold; to [Galerie Georges Bernheim, Paris]. Allard, Paris. Chester Dale, New York, 1932, sold; to [Wildenstein & Company, New York], sold; to Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, 1933, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

[1] See Tabarant, 1947, p. 421
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Julius Meier-Graefe, Edouard Manet, R. Piper & Co Verlag (Munich, Germany, 1912), pp. 250, 252

Georges Servières, Emmanuel Chabrier 1841-1894, F. Alcan (Paris, France, 1912), repr.

Adolphe Tabarant, Manet: Histoire Catalographique, Ed. Montaigne (Paris, France, 1931), no. 366, p. 407

Paul Jamot and Georges Wildenstein, Manet, Les Beaux-Arts (Paris, France, 1932), vol. I, 174, no. 453, repr. vol. II, 47, fig. 119

Edouard Manet: Retrospective Loan Exhibition, exh. cat., Wildenstein & Company (New York, NY, 1937), no. 35, repr.

Centenaire de la naissance de Chabrier, Opera-Comique (Paris, France, 1941), repr. as frontispiece; p. 25

Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes, Jades, Paintings and Drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art; selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1943), p. 11

Adolphe Tabarant, Manet et ses oeuvres (Paris, France, 1947), no. 392, p. 543, text p. 421-422, repr.

Roger Delage, "Chabrier et ses amis Impressionistes", L'oeil (December 1963), no. 17, p. 21; repr. p. 17

Yvonne Tiénot, Chabrier, par lui-même et par ses intimes (Paris, 1965), repr. facing p. 64

Edward Lockspeiser, "Music and Painting: Chabrier, Debussy and the Impressionists", Apollo (January 1966), pp. 10-11, repr.

Sandra Orienti, L'Opera Pittorica di Édouard Manet (Milan, Italy, 1967), no. 354

Paolo Lecaldano, ed., The Complete Paintings of Manet, Rizzoli (New York, NY, 1967), repr.

Rollo Myers, Emmanuel Chabrier and His Circle (London, England, 1969), pp. 5-6, 154, repr. as pl. 6

Denis Rouart and Sandra Orienti, Tout L'Oeuvre Peint d'Edouard Manet (Paris, France, 1970), no. 358

Denis Rouart and Daniel Wildenstein, Edouard Manet: Catalogue Raisonné, La Bibliothèque des Arts (Lausanne, Switzerland and Paris, France, 1975), no. 364, p. 272, repr. p. 273

Francis Poulenc, Emmanuel Chabrier (London, England, 1981), repr. b/w pp. 28 and 29

Roger Delage, Chabrier (Geneva, Switzerland, 1982), pp. 10-11, repr. as pl. 33

Roger Delage, "Manet et Chabrier", Revue de l'Art (1983), no. 62, pps. 65-70, repr. in b/w p. 67, no. 4

Richard Traubner, "Chabrier's Operas Make a Case for Popularity", The New York Times (New York, NY, April 7, 1985), Arts & Entertainment section, p. 25, repr. in b/w

Kathleen Adler, Manet, Phaidon Press (Oxford, England, 1986), pp. 158-159, fig. 144

Anne Distel, Les Collectionneurs des Impressionistes: Amateurs et marchands, La Bibliothèque des Arts (Paris, France, 1989), repr. in color, no. 195, p. 221

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 117; repr. as no. 353

Anne Distel, Impressionism: The First Collectors (New York, NY, 1990), p. 217, repr. as fig. 195

Eric Darragon, Manet, Editions Citadelles (Paris, France, 1991), repr. in color fig. 254, p. 349

Stewart Buettner and Reinhard G. Pauly, Great Composers, Great Artists: Portraits, Amadeus Press (Portland, OR, 1992), repr. in color p. 105, text p. 104

Roger Delage, Emmanuel Chabrier (Paris, 1999), p. 138

Mariko Kaneda, "Selected Piano Works of Emmanuel Chabrier: A Stylistic Analysis" (2001), Unpublished, repr. as frontispiece, p. xiv

Stanley Sadie, ed., The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The Macmillan Company and MacMillan (London, 2001), repr. p. 404 as fig. 1, with entry on Chabrier

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New York, 2003), no. 87, pp. 221-223, repr. in color

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 87, pp. 230-232, repr. in color

Peter G. Davis, A Composer With a Gift For Surprise, The New York Times, pp. 8-9, July 22, 2012, pp. 8-9, reproduced p. 8 [in color]

Exhibition History

Edouard Manet: Retrospective Loan Exhibition, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 03/19/1937 - 04/17/1937

Chinese sculpture, bronzes, jades, paintings and drawings, Egyptian and Persian sculpture, Pre-Columbian art : selected from the collection of Grenville Lindall Winthrop, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/01/1943 - 02/28/1944

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

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