National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Plum Brandy Edouard Manet (artist)
French, 1832 - 1883
Plum Brandy, c. 1877
oil on canvas
overall: 73.6 x 50.2 cm (29 x 19 3/4 in.) framed: 87.6 x 64.1 x 5.7 cm (34 1/2 x 25 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
1971.85.1
Not on View
From the Tour: Impressionism
Object 2 of 8

Exhibition History

1880
Exhibition, La Vie Moderne, Paris, 1880, no. 4.
1884
Exposition Manet, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1884, no. 86.
1921
Exhibition of Paintings by the Great French Impressionists from the Collection of Monsieur Paul Rosenberg of Paris, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1921-1922, no. 11.
1922
Exposition d'oeuvres de grands maîtres du dix-neuvième siècle, Paul Rosenberg, Paris,1922, no. 53.
1927
[Loan exhibition for the opening of the new building], Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1927, no catalogue.
1929
Exhibition of French Painting of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 1929, no. 57, repro.
1932
Exhibition of French Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1932, no. 470.
1932
Exposition Manet, Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1932, no. 64.
1934
XIX Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Venice, 1934, no. 10.
1937
Edouard Manet 1832-1883, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1937, no. 24, repro.
1946
The Arthur Sachs Collection, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1946-1947, no catalogue, repro. in Bulletin 4, no. 7 (November 1946): 62.
1948
A Loan Exhibition of Manet for the Benefit of the New York Infirmary, Wildenstein & Co., New York, 1948, no. 23, repro.
1955
Mostra di capolavori della pittura francese dell'ottocento, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, 1955, no. 68, repro.
1962
Artmobile II ("Twelve Portraits: Delacroix to Gauguin"), sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1962, no. 2.
1966
French Paintings from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon and Mrs. Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, no. 40, repro.
1982
Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, 1982-1983, no. 18, repro.
1983
Manet, Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1983,
1986
Capolavori Impressionisti dei Musei Americani, Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples; Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1986-1987, no. 25, repro.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986, unnumbered checklist, 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,
1989
Impressionisti della National Gallery of Art di Washington, Ala Napoleonica e Museo Correr, Venice, and Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1989, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 25, repro.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 43, repro.
1996
Manet, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Martigny, Switzerland, 1996, no. 49, repro., as The Plum.
1996
The Rise of the Art World in America: Knoedler at 150, M. Knoedler & Company, New York, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, repro. and back cover, as The Plum.
1998
Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare, Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1998, no. 36, fig. 162.
1999
An Enduring Legacy: Masterpieces from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999-2000, no catalogue.
2001
Paris-Barcelone, de Gaudi à Miró, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; Museu Picasso, Barcelona, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogues, repros.
2006
Women in Impressionism: from Mythical Feminine to Modern Woman., Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, 2006-2007, no. 48, repro.
2010
Bilder einer Metropole: Die Impressionisten in Paris [Images of a Capital - The Impressionists in Paris], Museum Folkwang, Essen, 2010-2011, no. 47, 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. 24, repro.

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