Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé.
1876. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. More.
(1842- 1898) French Symbolist poet and writer, influential critic. Close friend of Manet, Renoir
In 1874, Mallarmé wrote a highly positive appraisal of Manet for La Renaissance artistique et littéraire
, and another for the Monthly Art Review
in 1876. Manet, in turn, illustrated Mallarmé’s translation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven
and made a number of woodcut illustrations for L’Après-midi d’un Faune
, which he published in April 1876