A Royal Academy of Arts employee walks past Manet's oil on canvas painting entitled 'Portrait of M. Antonin Proust, 1880' as she poses for photographers at the gallery in central London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. The Royal Academy’s major exhibition 'Manet: Portraying Life', that will run from Jan. 26 to April, 14, 2013, features over 50 paintings spanning the career of the modern artist. The exhibition examines the relationship between Manet’s portrait painting and his scenes of modern life. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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A Royal Academy of Arts employee walks past Manet's oil on canvas painting entitled 'Portrait of M. Antonin Proust, 1880' as she poses for photographers at the gallery in central London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. The Royal Academy’s major exhibition 'Manet: Portraying Life', that will run from Jan. 26 to April, 14, 2013, features over 50 paintings spanning the career of the modern artist. The exhibition examines the relationship between Manet’s portrait painting and his scenes of modern life. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
A Royal Academy of Arts employee walks past Manet's oil on canvas painting entitled 'Portrait of M. Antonin Proust, 1880' as she poses for photographers at the gallery in central London, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. The Royal Academy’s major exhibition 'Manet: Portraying Life', that will run from Jan. 26 to April, 14, 2013, features over 50 paintings spanning the career of the modern artist. The exhibition examines the relationship between Manet’s portrait painting and his scenes of modern life. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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