(b. 1832, Paris, d. 1883, Paris)
Portrait of Victorine Meurent1862
Oil on canvas, 43 x 44 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Victorine Meurent was a professional model who entered Manet's life and work simultaneously, as his mistress and model for, among others, the nudes of Déjeuner sur l'herbe and Olympia.