Odalisque Couchée by Edouard Manet

The work shows a somewhat dishevelled Middle Eastern girl lying on her side, her head propped up on one hand, with her sultry gaze directly engaging the viewer's eye, in much the same way as Manet's more famous Olympia does.

Details

Acquired in:
2006
Bequeathed by:
Mrs Mary Edmonds through The Art Fund

One of two works on paper which represent the final items received by the Art Fund from the bequest of Mary Edmonds.

Provenance

Mrs Mary Edmonds.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

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