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image of Masked Ball at the Opera Edouard Manet (artist)
French, 1832 - 1883
Masked Ball at the Opera, 1873
oil on canvas
overall: 59.1 x 72.5 cm (23 1/4 x 28 9/16 in.) framed: 80 x 94 cm (31 1/2 x 37 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Horace Havemeyer in memory of her mother-in-law, Louisine W. Havemeyer
Not on View
From the Tour: Manet and His Influence
Object 8 of 8

1874Mallarmé, Stéphane. "Le jury de peinture pour 1874 et M. Manet." Renaissance artistique et littéraire (12 April 1874): 155-157; published in Stéphane Mallarmé Oeuvres complètes, Paris, 1945: 695-700.
1876Claretie, Jules. L'Art et les artistes française contemporains. Paris, 1876: 259-260.
1902Duret, Théodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre.Paris, 1902: no. 153, repro.
1906Duret, Théodore. Histoire d'Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre. Paris, 1906: 142-145.
1910Duret, Théodore. Manet and the French Impressionists. Translated by J.E. Crawford Flitch. London and Philadelphia, 1910: 68-69, 233, no. 153.
1912Blanche, Jacques-Emile. Essais et portraits. Paris, 1912: 154-155.
1912Meier-Graefe, Julius. Edouard Manet. Munich, 1912: 212-218, repro.
1912Hourticq, Louis, Jean Laran and Georges Le Bas. French Artists of Our Day: Edouard Manet. Philadelphia and London, 1912: 59-60, repro.
1919Blanche-Jacques-Emile. Propos de Peintre: De David à Degas. Paris, 1919: 133.
1919Duret, Théodore. Histoire de Edouard Manet et de son oeuvre. Paris, 1919: 109-115, no. 153.
1926Moreau-Nélaton, Etienne. Manet, raconté par lui-même. 2 vols. Paris, 1926: II: 7-12, 47, 114. repro. fig. 175, no. 69.
1930Tabarant, A. "Les Manet de la Collection Havemeyers." (La Renaissance (Feruary 1930: 72, repro.
1931Catalogue of Paintings, Prints, Sculpture, and Objects of Art, Part II, Paintings and Pastels, Collections of the Havemeyer Family, privately printed for Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1931:404, repro.
1931Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet: histoire catalographique. Paris, 1931: 250, no. 203.
1932Jamot, Paul, and Georges Wildenstein. Manet. 2 vols. Paris, 1932: 1:no. 219, repro.
1932Meier-Graefe, Julius. "The Manet Centenary" Formes XXIV (April 1932): 251-253.
1937Colin, Paul. Manet. Paris, 1937:119.
1939Venturi, Lionello. Les archives de l'impressionnisme. 2 vols. Paris and New York, 1939: II:205
1941Jedlicka, Gotthard. Edouard Manet. Erlenbach and Zurich, 1941: 167-171, repro.
1947Tabarant, Adolphe. Manet et ses oeuvres. Paris, 1947: 232-234.
1947Florisoone, Michel. Manet. Monaco, 1947:XIV
1954Hamilton, George Heard. Manet and His Critics. New Haven, 1954: 175+, repro. 30.
1955Bataille, Georges. Manet. Translated by Austryn Wainhouse and James Emmons. Lausanne, 1955: 95, repro.
1958Richardson, John. Edouard Manet: paintings and drawings. London, 1958: 31.
1959Hemmings, F.W.J. and Robert Niess, eds. Emile Zola: Salons. Geneva, 1959:259.
1960Rouart, Denis. Manet. London, 1960: 60.
1961Havemeyer, Louisine B. Sixteen to Sixty: Memoirs of a Collector. New York, 1961: 218.
1965Sutton, Denys. "The Discerning Eye of Louisine Havemeyer." Apollo 82 (September 1965): 232.
1967Orienti, Sandra. L'opera pittorica di Édouard Manet. Milan, 1967: no. 188, repro.
1968Schneider, Pierre. The World of Manet, 1832-1883. New York, 1968: 141, 143.
1968Bodelsen, Merete. "Early Impressionist Sales 1874-94 in the light of some unpublished 'procès-verbaux'." The Burlington Magazine 110 (June 1968): 341.
1968Maur, Karin V. "Edmond de Goncourt et les artistes de la fin du XIXe siècle." Gazette des Beaux-Arts ser. 6, vol. 72 (November 1968): 209-228. repro. fig. 2.
1970Orienti, Sandra. The Complete Paintings of Manet. London, 1970: no. 188, repro.
1971Becker, George J. and Edith Philips, eds. Paris and the Arts, 1851-1896: From the Goncourt Journal. Ithaca and London, 1971: 133.
1974Callen, Anthea. "Faure and Manet." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 83 (March 1974): 162.
1975Rouart, Denis and Daniel Wildenstein. Edouard Manet, catalogue raisonné 2 vols. Lausanne and Paris, 1975: no.216.
1977Hanson, Anne Coffin. Manet and the Modern Tradition. New Haven and London, 1977:42
1980Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism. New York, 1980:116-118, repro.
1980De Leiris, Alain. "Manet and El Greco: 'The Opera Ball.'" Arts Magazine LV (September 1980): 95-99, repro.
1981Orienti, Sandra. Edouard Manet Werkverzeichnis. Frankfurt am Main, c. 1981: no. 166a.
1982Weitzenhoffer, Frances. "The Creation of the Havemeyer Collection, 1875-1900." Ph.D. dissertation, The City University of New York, 1982: 225,-226, 244 n. 6, no. 61.
1982Isaacson, Joel. "Impressionism and Journalistic Illustration." Arts Magazine 56, no. 10 (June 1982): 105, repro.
1983Nochlin, Linda. "A Thoroughly Modern Masked Ball." Art in America 71, no. 10 (November 1983): 188-201, repro.
1983Nochlin, Linda. "The Imaginary Orient." Art in America 71, no. 5 (May 1983): 125, repro. 127.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 450, no. 652, color repro.
1984Stuckey, Charles F. "Degas as an Artist: Revised and Still Unfinished." In Guillard, Maurice, ed. Degas form and space. Paris, 1984: 33, repro.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 247, repro.
1985House, John. Impressionist Masterpieces, National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1985: 30, repro.
1986Weitzenhoffer, Francis. The Havemeyers: Impressionism Comes to America, New York, 1986: 98, 101-102, 176, repro.
1986Adler, Kathleen. Manet. Oxford, 1986: 156-161, repro. 149.
1987Borowitz, Helen O. "No Strings: Some New Sources for Manet's Pulichinelles." Nineteenth-Century French Studies15. no. 4(Summer 1987): 425-451, repro.
1989Distel, Anne. Les collectionneurs des impressionnistes. Amateurs et marchands. Paris, 1989:78, repro.
1989Nochlin, Linda. The Politics of Visions: Essays on Nineteenth-Century Art and Society. New York, 1989: 75+, 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. 24, repro.
1991Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 10, repro.
1991Darragon, Eric. Manet. Paris, 1991: 237, 280, repro. 162.
1991Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 9, 297, color repro.
1991Wilson-Bareau, Juliet, ed. Manet by Himself: Paintings, Pastels, Prints, and Drawings. London, 1991: repro. 157.
1992Stevenson, Lesley. Manet. New York, 1992: 121, repro.
1992Carr-Gomm, Sarah. Manet. London, 1992: 106, repro.
1992Feist, Peter H. Malerei des Impressionismus 1860-1920. 2 vols. Cologne, 1992: 1: 110, repro.
1993Manoeuvre, Laurent. Manet-Paris. Paris, 1993: 44, repro.
1993Perutz, Vivien. Edouard Manet. London and Toronto, 1993: repro. 43.
1994Rubin, James H. Manet's Silence and the Poetics of Bouquets. Cambridge, 1994: repro. 34.
1995Callen, Anthea. The Spectacular Body: Science, Method, and Meaning in the Work of Degas. New Haven and London, 1995: 70, repro.
1996Roos, Jane Mayo. Early Impressionism and the French State (1866-1874). Cambridge, 1996: 200- 202, fig. 143.
1997Bailey, Colin B. Renoir's Portraits: Impressions of an Age. Exh. cat. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, in association with National Gallery of Canada Ottawa, 1997:no. 74, repro.
1997Kelder, Diane. The Great Book of French Impressionism, 1997, no. 95, repro.
1998Galligan, Gregory. "The Self Pictured: Manet, the Mirror, and the Occupation of Realist Painting." The Art Bulletin 80, no. 1 (March 1998): 157, repro.
1998Manet, Monet, and the Gare Saint-Lazare. Exh. cat. Musée d'Orsay, Paris; National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998: no. 26.
2003Mena Marqués, Manuela B. Manet en el Prado. Exh. cat. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2003: 91, repro.
2013Harris, Neil. Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience. Chicago and London, 2013: 246, 248.
2013Alsdorf, Bridget. Fellow Men: Fantin-Latour and the Problem of the Group in Nineteenth-Century French Painting. Princeton, 2013: 193, 197-198, color plate 28.
2014Duve, Thierry de. “The Invention of Non-Art: A History.” Artforum 52, no. 6 (February 2014): 198, 199, color fig.

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