Manet feature
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Introduction
Technique
Bullfight
Toreador
Conclusion
Movie
Credits

Proposal for Manet's first version without the
figure of the dead toreador

Another suggestion has been that the large scale of the National Gallery's dead toreador indicates that this figure was not part of the original canvas but added later. (4)  If that is indeed the case, it may conceal additional figures, animals, or even a foreground barrier. Only scientific analysis of the paint layers may confirm or refute this possibility.
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