Berthe Morisot, ‘Bassin de Port de Fécamp’, ca. 1874, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Pastel on paper laid on board,  M.S. Rau
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Berthe Morisot

Bassin de Port de Fécamp, ca. 1874

Pastel on paper laid on board
12 3/4 × 14 1/4 in
32.4 × 36.2 cm
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New Orleans
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M.S. Rau
New Orleans

Along with her contemporary Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot is celebrated as one of art history’s …

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Berthe Morisot
French, 1841–1895
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Impressionist Berthe Morisot studied with Barbizon School painter Camille Corot who taught her how to paint en plein air. Like Marie Bracquemond and Mary Cassatt, the other well-known female painters of her generation, Morisot avoided the urban street scenes and nude figures that male Impressionists depicted. Instead, she painted her daily experiences and observations, focusing on boating scenes, garden settings, domestic interiors, and portraits of family and friends that convey the comfort and intimacy of family life. She exhibited her work alongside Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley, and married painter Édouard Manet’s brother Eugène.

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Along with her contemporary Mary Cassatt, Berthe Morisot is celebrated as one of art history’s leading 19th-century female artists. A member of the French Impressionists since the group's beginning, Morisot was the only female to exhibit at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874. It was that same year that she …

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Impressionist Berthe Morisot studied with Barbizon School painter Camille Corot who taught her how to paint en plein air. Like Marie Bracquemond and Mary Cassatt, the other well-known female painters of her generation, Morisot avoided the urban street scenes and nude figures that male Impressionists depicted. Instead, she painted her daily experiences and observations, focusing on boating scenes, garden settings, domestic interiors, and portraits of family and friends that convey the comfort and intimacy of family life. She exhibited her work alongside Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Alfred Sisley, and married painter Édouard Manet’s brother Eugène.

Berthe Morisot

Bassin de Port de Fécamp, ca. 1874

Pastel on paper laid on board
12 3/4 × 14 1/4 in
32.4 × 36.2 cm
.
Sold
Location
New Orleans
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