Definition of Salon des Refusés in 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.

Origin

French, literally exhibition of the rejected (works).

Pronunciation:

Salon des Refusés

/saˌlän dā rəfo͞oˈzā/