Monet? Manet? Let’s call the whole thing off.
Men dressed up and women naked – who doesn’t love a bit of Manet? So is it time to join the queue for Manet: Portraying Life at the RA? Here the excellent Waldemar Januszczak gives us his verdict, notably dissecting the delicious Dejeuner sur L’herbe. WARNING: This video includes some rather fine nudity.
And here’s the inimitable Matthew Collins giving us the low down on Manet’s life and times.