"Le D'jeuner sur l'Herbe"
Luncheon on the Grass was exhibited with other impressionist paintings
at the Salon des Refuses by Manet in 1863. This painting earned the
impressionists a great deal of media attention. Whilst a nude in a classical
setting was considered acceptable, one in a contemporary setting was not.
Luncheon on the Grass caused a public scandal and was savaged by the