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
Not on View
From the Tour: Impressionism
Object 2 of 8

1880"Les petits salons a coté du grand salon." L'Artiste (July 1990): 32.
1902Duret, Théodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre.Paris, 1902: no. 227.
1910Duret, Théodore. Manet and the French Impressionists. Translated by J.E. Crawford Flitch. London and Philadelphia, 1910: 245, no. 227.
1919Duret, Théodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre.Paris, 1919: no. 227
1920"La Collection Deudon." Le Bulletin de la vie artistique (1 May 1920): 306 - 307, repro.
1926Moreau-Nélaton, Etienne. Manet, raconté par lui-même. 2 vols. Paris, 1926: II: 53, 91, repro.
1927Siple, Walter H. "The Opening Exhibition." The Arts XII, no. 1 (July 1927): repro. 38.
1927Perkins, Harley. "Paintings by the Masters Lent for Fogg Opening." Boston Evening Transcript (18 June 1927): book section, 8, repro.
1931Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet: histoire catalographique. Paris, 1931:308-309.
1932Jamot, Paul, and Georges Wildenstein. Manet. 2 vols. Paris, 1932: 1: 98, 103, 156, no. 293.
1932Wildenstein, Georges. "Paintings from America in the French Exhibition." The Fine Arts 18 (January 1932): 25, 54, repro.
1932Huyghe, Rene. "Manet, peintre." L'Amour de l'Art 13, no. 5 (May 1932): 176, 184, repro.
1932Jamot, Paul. "Le centenaire de Manet." Gazette des Beaux-Arts VIe period, VIII (July 1932): 51-56, repro.
1934Bernardi, Marziano. Pittura e scultura alla XIX Biennale di Venezia. Turin, 1934: 37.
1937"Manet en Amérique." Beaux-Arts Magazine no. 224 (April 1937): 1, repro.
1937Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Manet: The First American Retrospective." Art News XXXV, no. 25 (20 March 1937): 11-14, 24, repro.
1939Venturi, Lionello. Les archives de l'impressionnisme. 2 vols. Paris and New York, 1939: I: 152-155.
1944Wilenski, R.H. Modern French Painters. London, 1944: pl. 10.
1946Howe, Thomas Carr. "The Arthur Sachs Collection." Bulletin of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. 4, no. 7 (November 1946): 61, repro.
1947Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet et ses oeuvres. Paris, 1947: 314+
1947MacAgy, Jermayne. "The Café Guerbois." Bulletin of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor 4, no. 10 (February 1947): 83-84, repro.
1952Watt, Alexander. "Paris Commentary." The Studio 144 (October 1952): 121-122.
1955"Note e Commenti: Pittori dell'Ottocento francese a Palazzo Strozzi a Florence." Emporium CXXI (June 1955): 264.
1957Fénéon, Félix. "The Manet Retrospective (1884)." In "The Art Criticism of Félix Fénéon." Trans. by Francis Kloeppel. Arts 31, no. 4 (January 1957): 17.
1958Richardson, John. Edouard Manet: paintings and drawings. London, 1958: no. 55, repro.
1960Bouchot-Saupique, Jacqueline. "Etudes de quelques dessins de Manet faisant partie de l'ancienne collection Pellerin." Bulletin de la Société de l'Historie de l'Art Français (1960): 134.
1966Kuh, Katherine. "Golden Loans for a Silver Anniversary." Saturday Review (19 March 1966): repro. p. 46.
1966Young, Mahonri Sharp. "The Mellon Collections: The Great Years of French Painting." Apollo 83 (June 1966): 426, repro.
1966Neugass, Fritz. "Jubiläumsschau in der National-Galerie in Washington." Weltkunst XXXVI, no. 8 (15 April 1966): 336.
1966Gimpel, René. Diary of an Art Dealer. Translated by John Rosenberg. New York, 1966: 121.
1967Orienti, Sandra. L'opera pittorica di Édouard Manet. Milan, 1967: no. 233, repro.
1968Schneider, Pierre. The World of Manet, 1832-1883. New York, 1968: 141, repro. 148.
1970Orienti, Sandra. The Complete Paintings of Manet. London, 1970: no. 233, repro.
1972Bazin, Germain. Edouard Manet. Milan, 1972: 9, 57.
1972"Recent Accessions of American and Canadian Museums." The Art Quarterly XXXV (Summer 1972): 189, repro. 202.
1973Fischel, Lilli. "Von der Bildform der französischen Impressionisten." Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen 15 (1973): 71-72, repro. pl. 8.
1973Hofmann, Werner. Nana: Mythos un Wirklichkeit. Cologne, 1973: repro. 11.
1973Rewald, John. The History of Impressionism. New York, 1973: 400-401, repro.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 212, repro.
1975Rouart, Denis and Daniel Wildenstein. Edouard Manet, catalogue raisonné 2 vols. Lausanne and Paris, 1975: I: no. 282.
1975Mauner, George. Manet: Peintre-Philosophe; A Study of the Painter's Themes. University Park, PA, and London, 1975: 159.
1980Rewald, John. The History of Impressionism. 4th Rev. ed. New York, 1980: 399 - 401, repro.
1980Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism. New York, 1980: 82, 116, 282, 436. repro. 119.
1982Ross, Novelene. Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergère' and the Myths of Popular Illustration. Ann Arbor, 1982: 49
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 449, no. 648, color repro.
1984Oberthur, Mariel. Cafes and Cabarets of Montmartre. Salt Lake City, 1984: 26, repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 246, repro.
1985House, John. Impressionist Masterpieces, National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1985:32, repro.
1986Bernard, Bruce. The Impressionist Revolution. London, 1986:55, repro.
1989Distel, Anne. "Charles Deudon (1832-1914), collectionneur." Revue de l'art no. 86 (1989): 63, repro.
1989Distel, Anne. Les collectionneurs des impressionnistes. Amateurs et marchands. Paris, 1989:158, repro.
1990Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Exh. cat. Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990: no. 25, repro.
1991Darragon, Eric. Manet. Paris, 1991: repro. 196.
1991Néret, Gilles. Toulouse-Lautrec. Paris, 1991: 78, repro.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 277, 278, color repro.
1992Feist, Peter H. Malerei des Impressionismus 1860-1920. 2 vols. Cologne, 1992: 1:165, repro.
1992Stevenson, Lesley. Manet. New York, 1992: 147, repro.
1992Carr-Gomm, Sarah. Manet. London, 1992: 122, repro.
1993Perutz, Vivien. Edouard Manet. London and Toronto, 1993: repro. pl. 56.
1993Manoeuvre, Laurent. Manet-Paris. Paris, 1993: 50, repro.
1994Kranzfelder, Ivo. Edward Hopper 1882-1967: Vision der Wirklichkeit. Cologne, 1994: 150, repro.
1994Rubin, James H. Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets. Cambridge, 1994: repro. 35.
1995Reff, Theodore, and Florence Valdès-Forain. Jean-Louis Forain: The Impressionist Years: The Dixon Gallery and Gardens Collection. Exh. cat. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam; The Burrell Collection, Glasgow; Fondation de L'Hermitage, Lausanne; Galerie Hopkins-Thomas, Paris. Memphis, 1995: 86, repro.
1996Rathbone, Eliza E., et al. Impressionists on the Seine: A Celebration of Renoir's Luncheon of the Boating Party. Washington, 1996: repro. 147.
1996Landi, Ann. "150 Years of Helping Shape a Nation's Taste." New York Times (December 1, 1996): 43, repro.
1997Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, no. 99, repro.
1997Southgate, M. Therese. The Art of JAMA: One Hundred Covers and Essays from The Journal of the American Medical Association. St. Louis, 1997: 102-103, color repro.
2003Mena Marqués, Manuela B. Manet en el Prado. Exh. cat. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2003: 94, repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 364, no. 299, color repro.
2004Wagstaff, Sheena, ed. Edward Hopper. Exh. cat. Tate Modern, London, Museum Ludwig, Cologne. London, 2004: 17, repro. fig. 5.
2005Fahy, Everett, ed. The Wrightsman Pictures. New Haven, 2005: 418-419, under cat. 120, fig. 4.
2008Fowles, Frances, with contributions by Vivien Hamilton and Jennifer Melville. Impressionism & Scotland. Exh cat. National Galleries of Scotland, 2008:39-40, repro.
2011Valdès-Forain, Florence. "Le plus incisif des Impressionistes." In Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931): "La Comédie parisienne". Exh. cat. Petit Palais, Paris, 2011: 36, color repro.

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