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Artist
Edouard Manet, French, 1832–1883
Title
The Toilers of the Sea
Date
1873
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
Canvas: 25 × 31 1/4 in. (63.5 × 79.4 cm) Frame: 36 1/2 × 42 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (92.7 × 108 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line

Museum purchase funded by Audrey Jones Beck

Current Location
The Audrey Jones Beck Building
222 BECK GALLERIES
Accession Number
92.171
Classification
Painting
Provenance

The artist; acquired by Jean-Baptiste Faure, Paris, November 18, 1873; [Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1906]; [Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 1906]; Franz von Mendelssohn, Berlin; [Drs. Fritz and Peter Nathan, Zurich, until no later than 1954-55]; sold to [Sam Salz, New York]; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin C. Vogel, New York; [Sam Salz, New York]; sold to Henry T. Mudd, Los Angeles, June 3, 1960; Victoria Nebeker Coberly Family Trust; [Christie's, New York, May 12, 1992, lot 110]; Mrs. Audrey Jones Beck, Houston, 1992; given to MFAH, 1992.