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