In the following sentences, set off relative pronouns with brackets, put parentheses around the relative clause, and circle the noun that is being modified.
- Edouard Manet, who was an attractive, well-dressed, charming Parisian, was not the stereotypical bohemian artist who starved in a garret.
- The painters with whom Manet studied were traditionalists who usually rounded figures in paintings to give them a realistic sculptural quality.
- Manet, whose art contrasted sharply with the art of his contemporaries, painted flat figures in jewel-bright colors without shadows or shading.
- This approach, which left an “unfinished” look, tried to capture what the eye momentarily saw.
- Manet’s painting that most shocked the French people was Luncheon in the Grass, which pictured a nude woman at a picnic with two fully dressed men.
- In Manet’s time, paintings were usually judged by a prestigious Parisian art establishment that was known as the Salon.
- The judges of the Salon, who held an annual showcase of the Academy of Fine Arts, only included work that conformed to their standards.
- The Salon always rejected Manet’s paintings, which were full of color.
- Now his paintings, which were so badly received during his lifetime, hang in the
Louvre and the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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