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Edouard Manet. Georges Clémenceau. 1879-1880. Oil on canvas. Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Edouard Manet. Georges Clémenceau.
Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) French statesman. He was educated as a physician and lived in the USA 1865-69. In 1871, he went into politics. He was the Prime Minister of France in 1906-09 and again in the crucial post-War years 1917-20. He presided at the Peace Conference in 1919. A brilliant journalist, he founded the magazine L'Aurore, and became a member of the French Academy of Arts in 1918

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