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Ma·net(mə-nā′, mă-), Édouard 1832-1883.
French painter and forerunner of impressionism whose works, including Déjeuner sur l'herbe (Luncheon on the Grass, 1863), were highly controversial in his day.
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(Biography) Édouard (edwar). 1832–83, French painter. His painting Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe (1863), which was condemned by the Parisian establishment, was acclaimed by the Impressionists, whom he decisively influenced
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Édouard, 1832–83, French painter.
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