Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot

A Woman Impressionist

Book - 1987
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The French nineteenth-century woman painter Berthe Morisot was held by her contemporaries to be the 'quintessential Impressionist'. She was an influential member of the Impressionist group, whose exhibitions she organized with her colleagues Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Degas. This book considers her work in the context of the artistic and social debates of the time. It discusses the meaning that Baudelaire's famous dictum to paint 'the heroism of modern life' had for a woman artist painting in the changing city of Paris -- a very different city from the Paris of her male colleagues. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Oxford : Phaidon, 1987
ISBN: 9780714824543
0714824542
Branch Call Number: 759.4 MOR
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Morisot, Berthe 1841-1895
Garb, Tamar

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