EDOUARD MANET (1832-1883)
Le Chanteur Espagnol (Le Guitarero)
etching, roulette and bitten tone, on fibrous cream Japan paper, 1861, signed and dedicated à Faure/ Ed. Manet in pencil, a fine impression of Harris’s fifth state (of seven), printed by Auguste Delâtre, Paris, probably from the edition published by the artist in 1863

Plate 301 x 247 mm.
Sheet 457 x 355 mm.

Guerin 16; Harris 12
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The print is dedicated to Jean-Baptiste Faure (1830-1914), the celebrated baritone and collector, who was the subject of Manet's painting Faure as Hamlet, 1877 (Museum Folkwang, Essen) and of an incomplete portrait commission, 1882-83 (Metropolitan Museum, New York).

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