By Lipton, Eunice; Manet, Édouard; Meurent, Victorine; Lipton, Eunice; Meurent, Victorine; Manet, Édouard
Eunice Lipton was once a fledging artwork historian whilst she first turned intrigued by means of Victorine Meurent, the nineteenth-century version who seemed in Edouard Manet's most famed work, in basic terms to fade from historical past in a haze of degrading rumour. yet had this daring and lively attractiveness rather descended into prostitution, drunkenness, and early death-or did her lifestyles, hidden from historical past, take a distinct path altogether? Eunice Lipton's look for the reply combines the suspense of a detective tale with the revelatory strength of artwork, peeling off layers of lies to bare startling truths approximately Victorine Meurent-and approximately Lipton herself
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A curiosity. Anyway, a few 48 VOILA VICTORINE months later my mother became quite sick, and I had to move out to Asnieres to take care of her; I wasn't thinking much about Manet. It was a hard time for me. I didn't want to be in Asnieres with my mother either. I was quite preoccupied with work, my lovelife, money-everything. It was the mid-1880s, there'd been a depression, money was tight. I had a hard time concentrating on my work. So in Asnieres, I was preoccupied. I'd get up in the morning, do my magazine illustrations-that's how I earned money-tend my mother, put the drawing aside about noon, planning to paint in the afternoon, and we would have what I expected to be a quick lunch, which never turned out quite that way.
They thought many things were stupid. Jake wanted me, he called and wrote me nice letters, he was sensitive and gentle, and he had class. His musing and sadness touched me and made me feel safe. He was smart, too-I mean , he'd gone to Harvard and some Gentile prep school-and I think somewhere I wanted company, rather like what my father had provided. I thought we'd talk about books. And he was a writer, he said. Years later, feminists would say about those pre32 MY MAMA TOLD ME ... " Let's say I wanted to be a writer and didn't know it.
Ah God, 1 know not, I! Bedded in store of rotten fig-leaves soft, And corded up in a tight olive-frail, Some lump, ah God, of lapus lazuli, Big as a Jew's head cut off at the nape, Blue as a vein o'er the Madonna's breast ... Sons, all have 1 bequeathed you, villas, all, That brave Frascati villa with its bath, So, let the blue lump poise between my knees, Like God the Father's globe on both his hands .... -a vain and silly bishop blaspheming even as he dies. And to children of the Holocaust? And yet with what poetry did this petty man long for his niche and his pleasures.