Hello and welcome to the Philosophy Shop. We have a beautiful gallery of
famous portraits and fine art prints with profound quotes from many of the
greatest minds of human history - making it simple and easy to find artful
intelligent gifts for friends and family (and yourself of course!).
We have purchased a variety of things (posters, journals, calendars, caps,
t-shirts, buttons, coffee mugs, etc.) and can confirm their high quality.
But most importantly, the daily experience of seeing these portraits and
words of wisdom is a cheerful reminder of the more noble and beautiful aspects
of our human nature & creativity.
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Famous Art Science Quotes Poster T-Shirt Gift Shop > Fine Art Prints: Renaissance Impressionist Erotic > French Impressionism Manet: Painting, Work to Feel
|French Impressionism Manet: Painting, Work to Feel Well|
Hello and welcome to our Online Philosophy Gift Shop of Fine Art Prints, Posters, Men's and Women's T-Shirts, Clothing & Apparel. Below you will find a short biography of French Impressionist painter and printmaker, Edouard Manet, (1832 - 1883), followed by 70 unique products printed with the Edouard Manet painting, 'Monet Painting in his Floating Studio' (1874) and quote;
'I need to work to feel well.' (Edouard Manet)
We hope you find our Edouard Manet selection interesting and useful.
Karene Jade Howie
|Edouard Manet Brief Biography|
Edouard Manet (b. Jan. 23, 1832, Paris, France--d. April 30, 1883, Paris) was a French painter and printmaker who in his own work accomplished the transition from the realism of Gustave Courbet to Impressionism. Manet broke new ground in choosing subjects from the events and appearances of his own time and in stressing the definition of painting as the arrangement of paint areas on a canvas over and above its function as representation. Exhibited in 1863 at the Salon des Refusés, his Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe ("Luncheon on the Grass") aroused the hostility of the critics and the enthusiasm of a group of young painters who later formed the nucleus of the Impressionists. His other notable works include Olympia (1863) and A Bar at the Folies-Bergère (1882). (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1994)
About the painting, 'Monet Painting in his Floating Studio' (1874)
Now in Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, this artwork shows the painter's passion for open-air painting. http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/manet/
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YOUR SHOP KEEPER: KARENE
My partner (philosopher Geoff Haselhurst) and I are building a large
philosophy website which is the source (and inspiration) for most of
the Philosophy images and quotes in this shop.
Below are some of our favourite philosophers / quotes and links to relevant
pages of our website. Philosophy (which is ultimately about Wisdom from
Truth and Reality) is important to our world (all proceeds from this
shop are used to promote our work on Philosophy).
Thus we also hope that you find our philosophy website interesting!
Cheers, Karene. (August, 2010)
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