Edouard manet, who is considered the link between realism and impressionism, painted this lively outdoor scene, music in the tuileries gardens, of wealthy parisians at their leisure men in dark jackets and light pants with top hats and women in fancy dresses and hats attests to the social status of the group. Music in the tuileries is the 1862 oil painting by édouard manet the painting is of fashionable well-off parisians enjoying their time laughing, socialising and listening to music in the tuileries gardens which are situated between the louvre and the place de la concorde in paris.
Manet, music in the tuileries gardens is an influential work showing a selection of well-known characters of parisian society listening to a concert.
Music in the tuileries is an 1862 painting by édouard manet it is jointly owned by the national gallery, london and the hugh lane, dublin it currently hangs in the national gallery in london. Children (detail), édouard manet, music in the tuileries gardens, 1862, oil on canvas, 762 x 1181 cm (the national gallery, london) notice how sketchy the children closest to us are when compared to others in the composition such as the realist painter henri fantin-latour shown with the beard and top hat to the left of the tree (pictured below.