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  • Writer's pictureDiane M Kellogg

PWM Daily Blog Post - April 5, 2021

Roses in a Glass Vase by Édouard Manet (1832-1883)

A still life, oil on canvas.

Today's subject is the artist Édouard Manet and his still life painting of roses. A French modernist painter, he was at the heart of the change from Realism to Impressionism.

Definition of modernist - 'an art and literature movement of the 19th and 20th centuries that intentionally split from earlier conservative traditions.' - Vocabulary.Com

Learn more about Édouard Manet at

Quote of the Day -

"It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see."

Henry David Thoreau

Photo Credit - Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

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