National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of The Railway Edouard Manet (artist)
French, 1832 - 1883
The Railway, 1873
oil on canvas
overall: 93.3 x 111.5 cm (36 3/4 x 43 7/8 in.) framed: 113 x 132.7 x 5.4 cm (44 1/2 x 52 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Gift of Horace Havemeyer in memory of his mother, Louisine W. Havemeyer
1956.10.1
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From the Tour: Impressionism
Object 1 of 8

Exhibition History

1874
Salon of 1874, Paris, no. 1260.
1884
Exposition des Oeuvres de Edouard Manet, Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1884, no. 68, as Le chemin de fer.
1895
Exposition of Paintings by Edouard Manet, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1895, no. 25.
1913
Loan Exhibition: paintings by Edouard Manet, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 26 November - 13 December 1913, no. 12 as Gare St. Lazare.
1933
A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 333, repro.
1935
Independent Painters of Nineteenth Century Paris, Museum of Fine Arts, Paris, 1935, no. 29, repro.
1936
A Survey of French Painting, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1936, no. 6, repro.
1936
The Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition of the Cleveland Museum of Art: The Official Art Exhibit of the Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland Museum of Art, 1936, no. 288, repro.
1938
The Precursors of Modern Art, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, 1938, no. 16, repro.
1940
An Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of the Canadian Red Cross and of Small Pictures by Members of the Ontario Society of Artists, Art Gallery of Toronto, 1940, no. 95.
1940
Exhibition of Paintings for the Benefit of The American Friends of France: The Four Great Impressionists: Cezanne, Degas, Renoir, Manet, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1940, no. 15, repro.
1940
Masterpieces of Art. European & American Paintings 1500-1900, New York World's Fair, May-October 1940, no. 280, repro.
1951
Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1951, no. 67, repro.
1982
Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1982-1983, no. 10, repro.
1983
Manet, Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1983, no. 133, repro.
1986
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad; State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 1986, no. 14, repro.
1991
Loan for display with permanent collection, Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Lisbon, 1991.
1993
Splendid Legacy: The Havemeyer Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993, no. 356, pl. 29.
1994
Paris in 1874: The Year of Impressionism, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 1994, no. 78, repro., as Le Chemin de fer.
1998
Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare, Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 21, fig. 1.
2003
Manet en el Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2003-2004, no. 91, repro.
2008
The Railway: Art in the Age of Steam, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, 2008-2009, no. 57, repro.
2010
Bilder einer Metropole: Die Impressionisten in Paris [Images of a Capital - The Impressionists in Paris], Museum Folkwang, Essen, 2010-2011, no. 44, repro.
2011
Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The National Art Center, Tokyo; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, 2011, no. 27, repro.
2012
Manet: Portraying Life, Toledo Museum of Art, Royal Academy of Art, London, 2012-2013, no. 53, repro.

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