Édouard Manet, Seated, Right Profile

Edgar Degas French
Sitter Edouard Manet French

Not on view

This exploratory sketch fumbles with the sitter's arms and overcoat, but the head appears strong and sure; Manet's hair has been tousled by the removal of his hat. The full-bearded profile served as practice for the striking bust-length portrait Degas etched not long afterward.

Édouard Manet, Seated, Right Profile, Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris), Black chalk on faded pink wove paper

Due to rights restrictions, this image cannot be enlarged, viewed at full screen, or downloaded.

Open Access

As part of the Met's Open Access policy, you can freely copy, modify and distribute this image, even for commercial purposes.


Public domain data for this object can also be accessed using the Met's Open Access API.