Although he created some ingenious lithographs, Henri Fantin-Latour is best known for his portraits of Parisian friends, who all belonged to new movements of the French artistic and intellectual elite.
In this article, you can read about and see two of Henri Fantin-Latour's famous Impressionist portraits:
- Portrait of Edouard Manet: Manet was among the artists represented at the Salon des Refusés. Learn why Henri Fantin-Latour chose to paint his colleague.
- A Studio in Batignolles Quarter: Read about how Edouard Manet inspired Henri Fantin-Latour and other French impressionists.
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