April 3, 2009

Paintings by Berthe Morisot







6 comments:

"Blog Artists" said...

Love the Lady with the fan...
As always a great post of inspriation.
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Char.

Poetikat said...

She captures that sedate (repressed) expression in her female subjects (mirroring her own subjugation, perhaps?)

Kat

Margaret Gosden said...

I wonder how she came to marry the brother?

The Clever Pup said...

Margaret, Edouard had been married to Suzanne Leenhof since 1863. I wonder if Manet and Berthe were ever lovers since she did not seem to succumb to the syphilis that plagued Manet to the end.

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

The third painting is one of my favorites.
Catherine

Coccinella said...

The third painting, mine too - now I know who painted it! Thanks. LBx