Artist Édouard Manet, French, 1832-1883
  • Lola de Valence
Date 1863
Medium etching and aquatint printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 10 1/2 × 7 1/4 inches (26.7 × 18.4 cm)
Sheet: 17 1/4 × 12 3/4 inches (43.8 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Gordon Beer
Accession Number 31.331
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower left of image: éd. Manet
Marks Watermark: VAN GELDER ZONEN
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate below image, lower center, a quatrain by Charles Baudelaire: Entre tant de beautés que partout on peut voir | Je comprends bien, amis, que le Désir balance; | Mais on voit scintiller dans Lola de Valence | Le charme inattendu d'un bijou rose et noir. | (Ch. Baudelaire
[translated from French: Among such beauties elsewhere that you see | I understand, friends, that Desire hesitates | But in Lola de Valance there scintillates | The unexpected charm of a jewel, rose and ebony.]
Gordon Beer;
1931-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fisher, Jay McKean. The Prints of Édouard Manet. Exh. cat., International Exhibitions Foundation. Washington, D.C., 1985, no. 25.