L'œuvre Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe - Centre Pompidou

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Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe

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Alain Jacquet (1939 - 2008)

Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe

1964

Peinture acrylique et sérigraphie sur toile

172,5 x 196 cm

172,5 x 98 cm, chaque panneau

Tableau en 2 panneaux

Achat, 1996

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 1996-428

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

This version by Alain Jacquet of Manet’s celebrated Déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863) was the first of the artist’s works of Mec’ Art (“mechanical art”). The issues at stake in this screenprinting on canvas were explored in a 1965 manifesto by Pierre Restany. In the image, Jacquet has included contemporaries: Pierre Restany on the right, his wife the gallerist Jeannine de Goldschmidt to the left, painter Mario Schifano in the middle, with Jeannine’s sister Jacqueline Lafon behind. Faithful to the mechanical spirit of the technique behind this image, Jacquet produced almost a hundred of them, thou...

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