Happy Birthday, Edouard Manet!

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Happy Birthday, Edouard Manet!

by Experiment Station
Many visitors are familiar with Edouard Manet's Spanish Ballet, a staple of the museum's permanent collection. Lesser known, however, is Manet's endearing rendering of a young boy, Boy Carrying a Tray (L'Enfant portent un plateau), acquired by The Phillips Collection six years before Spanish Ballet.