Édouard Manet (French, 1832–1883). Madame Manet (née Suzanne Leenhoff, 1830–1906) at Bellevue, 1880. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H and Leonore Annenberg, 1997, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (1997.391.4) | This is Manet's last portrait of his wife; it was painted at Bellevue, a suburb of Paris, where they spent the summer of 1880.
John Sloan (American, 1871–1951). The Lafayette, 1927. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Friends of John Sloan, 1928 (28.18) | This canvas portrays the entrance to the Hotel Lafayette, located at 9th Street and University Place in Greenwich Village, which was a popular haunt for the neighborhood's writers and artists, including Sloan. #newyork #nyc