Olga's Gallery

Edouard Manet

Portrait of Antonin Proust.

c. 1877. Study. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Edouard Manet. Portrait of Antonin Proust.

Antonin Proust (1832-1900) - French political figure, journalist, and art critic, uncle of the French writer Marcel Proust. He for some time was the Minister for Fine Arts. He was a friend of Manet and wrote a book about the artist