Edouard Manet: Le more déjeuner sur l'herbe, 1863
Carl pointed way: The picknick, around 1864

a picknick is in the open air, often connected a joint meal with a trip.

The most famous representation of a picknick in the forming art is Le more déjeuner sur l'herbe from Edouard Manet.

The film picknick won 1955 two Oscars (best cut, best film set Design).


the origin of the word lies in France. There is in 18. Developed for century in noble circles the custom in the summer in the free one to feed. “Spades un NIC” is called as much as “takes to you a little thing”.


  • Darblay, Jeanne Marie (Hrsg.): Picknick - pleasures, desire & benefit. - Cham: Mueller Rüschlikon, 1994. - ISBN 3-275-01092-1

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