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Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)

Musée d'Orsay / Paris / Art

She painted her husband, Eugène Manet (younger brother of Édouard); counted among her friends the artists Monet, Degas, and Renoir; and, until her death in 1895, was a prominent member of the Parisian avant-garde. Berthe Morisot, however, is not nearly as well-known as her male colleagues. The Musée d’Orsay features the Impressionist painter and her opalescent palette in an exhibition guided by Morisot’s own mantra, that a painting should “capture something that passes.” —J.V.

“Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Original” is on exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from October 20, 2019 to January 12, 2020.

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Musée d'Orsay 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
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