The Smoker
On View In:
Gallery 321
Artist:   Edouard Manet  
Title:   The Smoker  
Date:   1866  
Medium:   Oil on canvas  
Dimensions:   39 1/2 x 32in. (100.3 x 81.3cm) 54 x 46 1/2 x 5 in. (137.16 x 118.11 x 12.7 cm) (outer frame)  
Credit Line:   Gift of Bruce B. Dayton  
Location:   Gallery 321  

Frame: Gift of the Douglas and Mary Olson Frame Acquisition Fund This is a Louis XIV revival frame from the nineteenth century. Frames of this style are characterized by their leaf and floral motif. Here these sculptural elements appear to be growing and reaching beyond the frame.

Name:   Manet, Edouard  
Nationality:   French  
Life Dates:   French, 1832 - 1883  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Signature LR in black: [Manet]  
Classification:   Paintings  
Creation Place:   Europe, France, , ,  
Accession #:   68.79  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts