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Berthe Morisot Kathleen Adler

Berthe Morisot By Kathleen Adler

Berthe Morisot by Kathleen Adler


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Summary

A seminal study of the key female artist of the Impressionist movement.

Berthe Morisot Summary

Berthe Morisot by Kathleen Adler

The French nineteenth-century painter Berthe Morisot (1841-95) 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 fellow artists Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Degas.

A landmark tome in this field, this book considers Morisot's work in the context of the artistic and social milieu of the time. It explores the meaning of Baudelaire's famous dictum - to paint 'the heroism of modern life' - for a woman artist painting in the changing city of Paris: a very different city from the Paris of her male colleagues.

About Kathleen Adler

Kathleen Adler is an independent writer and critic.

Tamar Garb is a professor in the Art History department, University College, London.

Additional information

GOR005514915
9780714834795
0714834793
Berthe Morisot by Kathleen Adler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Phaidon Press Ltd
19950921
128
N/A
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