le bon bock

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Le Bon Bock, painted by Edouard Manet in 1873, was exhibited in the Salon the same year. Bock is a springtime lager, and is known for celebrating better times and the move from winter.

How lovely! You’re telling me that one of the works behind the shift in Impressionism also features something brewed for patio drinking?!

You can cheers this jolly fellow at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtIt’s part of the Carroll S. Tyson, Jr. Collection. Fun fact: Tyson married the granddaughter of John A. Roebling, who designed the Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll sound so smart at happy hour today!

 

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