National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
The Railway by Edouard Manet

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This Web feature, adapted from the National Gallery's MicroGallery, focuses on Edouard Manet's painting, The Railway. It discusses the creator, whose depictions of modern life greatly influenced other artists and writers of his time, and examines the context of the painting in relation to the rapidly changing city of Paris of the late-nineteenth century.

Technical Note
There are two versions of this feature. The content is identical, however each is designed in accordance with browser capabilities. To preserve the intended page layout, the recommended font size for each version is 14 point or smaller for Macintosh users and 12 point or smaller for Windows users.

version one: 2.0 or higher browsers

version two: 4.0 browsers
Created with Dynamic HTML, this version allows for layering of elements and positioning of images and text with more accuracy. JavaScript must be enabled. For users of Netscape Communicator for the Macintosh, we recommend using version 4.05 or higher.

version one: Start Tour (2.0 browsers or higher)

version two: Start Tour (4.0 browsers)