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Salon des Refusés Line breaks: Salon des Re|fusés
Pronunciation: /ˌsalɒ̃ deɪ ˈrəfjʊːzeɪ/
/salɔ̃ de ʀəfyze/

Definition of Salon des Refusés in English:

An exhibition in Paris ordered by Napoleon III in 1863 to display pictures rejected by the Salon. The artists represented included Manet, Cézanne, Pissarro, and Whistler.


French, literally 'exhibition of the rejected (works)'.

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