Definition of Salon des Refusés in US English:

Salon des Refusés

proper noun

  • 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)’.


Salon des Refusés

/saˌlän dā rəfo͞oˈzā/