National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
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

1884Bazire, Edmond. Manet. PAris, 1884: 46, 48, 115-116
1902Duret, Theodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre.Paris, 1902:no. 77.
1904Mauclair, Camille. L'Impressionisme, son histoire, son esthétique, ses maîtres. Paris, 1904: 52, repro.
1910Duret, Théodore. Manet and the French Impressionists. Translated by J.E. Crawford Flitch. London and Philadelphia, 1910: 33-34, 83-84, 222, no. 77.
1912Meier-Graefe, Julius. Edouard Manet. Munich, 1912:254, 310
1913Proust, Antonin. Eduard Manet Paris, 1913: 49
1918Duret, Theodore. "Les Portraits peints par Manet et refusés par leur modèles," La Renaissance de l'art français I, no. 5 (July 1918):144-152
1919Duret, Theodore. Histoire de Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre. Paris, 1919:51-52, 130, 151-152, 245.
1923Waldmann, Emil. Edouard Manet. Berlin, 1923: 19, 72, repro.
1925Blanche, Jacques-Emile. Manet. New York, 1925: 40-42.
1926Moreau-Nélaton, Etienne. Manet raconté par lui-même. 2 vols. Paris, 1926: 1:76-77, 79, 132, fig. 86.
1927Jamot, Paul. "Manet, 'le fifre' et Victoirine Meurend," La Revue de l'art ancien et moderne LI, no. 282 (January 1927):31-41.
1928Crépet, Eugène. Charles Baudelaire. Paris, 1928:390
1931Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet: histoire catalographique. Paris, 1931:143-144
1932Bazin, Germain. "Manet et la tradition," L'Amour de l'art 13, no. 5 (May 1932):160, 167.
1932Colin, Paul. Edouard Manet. Paris, 1932: 32
1932Jamot, Paul and Georges Wildenstein. Manet Paris, 1932: 1:34, 132, no. 125.
1946Huth, Hans. "Impressionism Comes to America," Gazette des Beaux-arts XXIX (April 1946): 229.
1947Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet et ses Oeuvres. Paris, 1947: 103-4, 122-124, 126, 134, 136, 195
1947Florisoone, Michel. Manet. Monaco, 1947: XXI
1948Bex, Maurice. Manet. Columbia series. New York, 1948: 12, 41
1954Hamilton, George Heard. Manet and His Critics. New Haven, 1954: 81, 100, 107, 122, 155, 202, 265, repro 11.
1955Bataille, Georges. Manet. Translated by Austryn Wainhouse and James Emmons. Lausanne, 1955:10
1959Hemmings, F.W.J. and Robert Niess, eds. Emile Zola: Salons. Geneva, 1959:17, 98.
1960La Chronique des Arts, supplèment à la Gazette des Beaux-arts 1092 (January 1960): 41, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 81, as The Tragedian (Rouvière as Hamlet).
1966Hamilton, Geroge Heard. "Is Manet Still Modern?," Art News Annual XXXI (1966): 105-131, 159-163, repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 72, repro., The Tragedian (Rouvière as Hamlet).
1970Orienti, Sandra. The Complete Paintings of Manet. London, 1970: no. 90
1972Bazin, Germain. Eduard Manet. Milan, 1972: 8, 29, 92-93
1973Farwell, Beatrice. Manet and the Nude: A Study in Iconography in the Second Empire. Ph.D diss, UCLA, 1973. New York, 1981:102
1974Callen, Anthea. "Faure and Manet," Gazette des Beaux-Arts LXXXIII (March 1974):157-178.
1975Solkin, David. "Philibert Rouvière: Eduard Manet's 'L'Acteur Tragique,'" The Burlington Magazine CXVII, no. 872 (November 1975):702-709.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 210, repro., as The Tragedian (Rouvière as Hamlet).
1975Dorival, Bernard. "Quelques sources méconnues de diverse ouvrages de Manet: de la sculpture gothique à la photographie," Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire de l'art français (1975):321, repro.
1975Mauner, George. Manet: Peintre-Philosophe. University Park and London, 1975: 140, 143-144, 146-147, repro.
1976Reff, Theodore. "Review of Eduard Manet, Catalogue raisonné by Denis rouart and Daniel Wildenstein," Art Bulletin (1976): 632+.
1977Keller, Harald. "Manet als Porträtist," in Festschrift für Otto von Simson. Frankfurt, Berlin and Vienna, 1977: 531+.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 449, no. 649, color repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 243, repro.
1985Spencer, Robin. "Whistler, Manet, and the Avante-Garde," in Studies in the History of Art 19 (1985): 50, repro.
1987Spencer, Robin. "Whistler, Manet, and the Tradition of the Avant-Garde." Studies in the History of Art 19 (1987): 50, repro.
1991Darragon, Eric. Manet. Paris, 1991:10, 140, 159, repro. 89
1991Wilson-Bareau, Juliet, ed. Manet by Himself: Paintings, Pastels, Prints, and Drawings. London, 1991: 38, fig. 88
1992Carr-Gomm, Sarah. Manet. London, 1992: 78, repro.
1992Stevenson, Lesley. Manet. New York, 1992:71, repro.
1992Wilson-Bareau, Juliet. Manet, The Execution of Maximilian: Painting, Politics and Censorship. London, 1992:35
1993Perutz, Vivien. Edouard Manet. Lewisburg, London and Toronto, 1993: repro. 18
1994Rubin, James H. Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets. Cambridge, 1994: fig. 21.
1994Swan, Daniel C. "In the Shadow of Cushing," Gilcrease Journal 2 (1994):57, repro.
1997Fernandez, Dominique and Ferrante Ferranti. Le Musée d'Émile Zola: haines et passion, 1997, p. 68, repro.

Full Screen Image
Artist Information
Exhibition History
Inscription
Location
Narratives
Provenance

«back to gallery»continue tour