Getty Buys Manet’s “Madame Brunet”

May 25th, 2013

Édouard Manet, Portrait of Madame BrunetThe Getty Museum, in response to critiques over its painting collection, has acquired Édouard Manet’s “Portrait of Madame Brunet.”  The purchase is the first major acquisition under new president and CEO James Cuno, and was made through New York gallery Luhring Augustine.  “This is a significant addition to what I would call the greater museum of Los Angeles, which is how I present any picture to the board,” said curator Scott Schaefer. 

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