A scene from 1867: Manet's "Execution of Maximilian "Photo: Simon Sully

The Execution of Maximilian. (A) First version. (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gair Macomber. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.) (B) Second version, which survives in reassembled fragments. (Courtesy, National Gallery, London.) (C) Third version. (Courtesy, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen.) (D) Fourth and final version. (Courtesy, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim.)