Manet's 'The Waitress': An Investigation into its Origin and Development

David Bomford and Ashok Roy
Technical Bulletin Volume 7, 1983

Abstract

The article is concerned with the cleaning and technical examination of Corner of a Café-Concert ('The Waitress') by Edouard Manet. Comparisons are made with 'Au Café'. The evidence was found to be overwhelming that 'Au Café' and 'The Waitress' originally formed one picture.

Keywords 

cleaning, Édouard Manet, paintings, technical analysis

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Bomford, D., Roy, A. 'Manet's "The Waitress": An Investigation into its Origin and Development'. National Gallery Technical Bulletin Vol 7, pp 3–19.
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/technical-bulletin/bomford_roy1983


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