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Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Original

Museum of Fine Arts / Houston / 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. Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts 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.

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