After Manet’s Masterpiece

Le déjeuner sur l’herbe, with Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet, 1865-1866


Manet’s painting inspired Picasso to a cycle of 27 paintings, 140 drawings, 3 linogravures and cardboard marquettes for sculpture carried out between 1949 and 1962


Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (Picnic on the Grass), a 1959 film directed by Jean Renoir


Jim Lee’s version for Cosmopolitan, June 1974


Déjeuner sur l’herbe, a photograph by Jonathan Charles, 1974


Title, and features similar front cover art, of British bigband the New Jazz Orchestra on Verve Records,1969


See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang, Yeah! City All Over, Go Ape Crazy! (1981) is the second studio album by pop rock group Bow Wow Wow. The album was the first release by the group to chart, at #192 on the Billboard 200. Posing nude is lead singer Annabella Lwin, who was fifteen at the time of the album’s release. The Andy Earl cover caused outrage that led to an investigation by Scotland Yard, instigated by Lwin’s mother and never appeared on UK and US releases.


Still from The Simpsons


Yves Saint Laurent Spring Summer 1999 ad campaign photographed by Mario Sorrenti


Untitled (after Manet’s Dejeuner sur L’Herbe), Julie Rrap, 2002


Star Wars Le déjeuner sur l’herbe, after Manet, by Philip Bond, 2009


Babar the Elephant after Manet, possibly by the fictional character’s author, Jean de Brunnhoff


Graphic art by Stano Masar


Les Trois Femmes Noires, Mickalene Thomas, 2010


Secret Garden II: Versailles. Dior Fall-Winter 2013 ad campaign by Inez Van Lamsweerde y Vinoodh Matadin