The Balloon
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13710
People
Edouard Manet, French (Paris 1832 - 1883 Paris)
Title
The Balloon
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Le ballon
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1862
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
sheet: 48.6 x 62.3 cm (19 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
G. 68, M-N. 76, Ber 63, H. 23
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Program for Harvard College Fund
Object Number
M13710
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 324, p. 278, repr.

Linda C. Hults, The Print in the Western World: An Introductory History, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI, 1996), p. 457, fig. 8.28

Michael Fried, Manet's Modernism; or, The Face of Painting in the 1860s, The University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL, 1996), p. 50, fig. 28

T. J. Clark, "The View from Notre-Dame", The Journal of Baha'i Studies, The Open University (Milton Keynes, 1999), p. 179, pp. 178-80 (pp.64-66, fig.16 of orig.ed.)

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 154, repr.

Exhibition History

Lithography in France, 1848-1900, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 05/01/1981 - 06/14/1981; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, 09/08/1981 - 10/15/1981

Touchstone: 200 Years of Artists' Lithographs, William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Museum, Chapel Hill, 02/04/2001 - 05/13/2001; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, 07/17/1999 - 09/26/1999; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/15/1998 - 11/01/1998; Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, 09/30/1999 - 12/10/2000

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted