Painting

Le déjeuner sur l’herbe

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Édouard Manet painted Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (The Luncheon on the Grass) between 1862 and 1863. The juxtaposition of a female nude with fully dressed men sparked controversy when the work was first exhibited at the Salon des Refusés in 1863. The piece is now in the Musée d’Orsay, Paris.