Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot

by Anne Higonnet, Berthe Morisot
     
 

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Of the six Impressionist painters whose first exhibition scandalized and fascinated Paris in 1874, Berthe Morisot was the only woman. She reached a pinnacle of artistic achievement despite the restraints society placed on her sex, adroitly combining her artistic ambitions with a rewarding family life. Anne Higonnet brings fully to life an accomplished artist and…  See more details below

Overview


Of the six Impressionist painters whose first exhibition scandalized and fascinated Paris in 1874, Berthe Morisot was the only woman. She reached a pinnacle of artistic achievement despite the restraints society placed on her sex, adroitly combining her artistic ambitions with a rewarding family life. Anne Higonnet brings fully to life an accomplished artist and her world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520201569
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/08/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
610,486
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author


Anne Higonnet is Associate Professor of Art History at Wellesley College and the author of Berthe Morisot's Images of Women (1992).

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