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image of The Tragic Actor (Rouvière as Hamlet) Edouard Manet (artist)
French, 1832 - 1883
The Tragic Actor (Rouvière as Hamlet), 1866
oil on canvas
overall: 187.2 x 108.1 cm (73 11/16 x 42 9/16 in.) framed: 216.6 x 138.4 cm (85 1/4 x 54 1/2 in.)
Gift of Edith Stuyvesant Gerry
1959.3.1
On View
From the Tour: Manet and His Influence
Object 6 of 8

Exhibition History

1867
Tableaux de Edouard Manet, Avenue de l'Alma, Paris, 1867, no. 18.
1883
Foreign Exhibition, Art Department, Boston, 1883, no. 67.
1895
Exhibition of Paintings by Edouard Manet, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1895, no. 13.
1915
Loan to display with permanent collection, National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian Institution's U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C., 1915-1916 (this National Gallery of Art became the National Collection of Fine Arts, then the National Museum of American Art, then the Smithsonian American Art Museum).
1921
Loan Exhibition of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1921, no. 59.
1924
Exhibition of Paintings: Edouard Manet, Pierre Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1924, no. 10.
1982
Manet and Modern Paris, National Gallery of Art, 1982-1983, no. 27, repro.
1983
Manet, Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1983, no. 89, repro.
1986
A Magic Mirror: The Portrait in France 1700-1900, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1986-1987, no. 35, repro.
1998
Loan for display with permanent collection, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1998.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no catalogue.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 15, repro.
2003
Manet en el Prado, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2003-2004, no.67, repro.
2011
The Tragic Muse: Art and Emotion, 1700-1900, David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2011, no. 17, fig. 9.
2012
Manet: Portraying Life, Toledo Museum of Art, Royal Academy of Art, London, 2012-2013, no. 33, repro.

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