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By Juliet Wilson-Bareau

A learn of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's acquisition, "The "Kearsarge" at Boulogne", through Edouard Manet (1832-1883). through the American Civil struggle, whilst Union forces blocked accomplice ports, the Confederacy countered by means of waging guerrilla battle on Union service provider transport. the most expert accomplice raiders was once the sloop-of-war "Alabama". at the nineteenth June 1864, the USS Kearsarge and the CSS Alabama fought off the coast of Cherbourg, France. The Alabama sank below hours after the 1st shot used to be fired. The conflict captured the eye of the French humans, and Manet, who as had served within the French army, raced to Boulogne to determine the triumphant Kearsarge. He painted an outline of the conflict (which he didn't witness), now in Philadelphia, in addition to a portrait of the Kearsarge, now within the number of The Metropolitan Museum of paintings. This quantity includes essays in regards to the Metropolitan's photograph and 5 extra seascapes painted via Manet in Boulogne in the course of the summer time of 1864. similar works by way of different artists, photos and newspaper articles also are incorporated.

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