Boy with a Sword
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This is a portrait of Manet's stepson Leon, dressed in a seventeenth century costume and carrying a sword as a prop. It is a tribute to the great Spanish painters of that century and notably, Velazquez, whom Manet admired so much. This canvas was donated to the museum in 1889 and was the first of several by the artist acquired by the Met.
Owner/Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY  (United States - New York)
Dates: 1861
Artist age:Approximately 29 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 131 cm (51.57 in.), Width: 93 cm (36.61 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member kohn1fox on 05 December 2013.
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