A biography of a leading figure in the Impressionist movement, Berthe Morisot (1841-95), who as a woman painter broke free of the restrictions of era and gender.
From the Back Cover
The book considers her work in the context of the artistic debates of the time, particularly arguments about the degree of finish required for a painting and the appropriateness of modern life subject-matter.
About the Author
Kathleen Adler is Director of Education at the National Gallery, London. Erica E. Hirshler is Croll Senior Curator of Paintings, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. H. Barbara Weinberg is the Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. David Park Curry is Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and American Painting and Sculpture at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Rodolphe Rapetti is Chief Curator of Patrimony and Deputy Director at the Direction des Musées de France, Paris. Christopher Riopelle is Curator of Nineteenth-Century Paintings at the National Gallery, London.
Tamar Garb is Durning Lawrence Professor in the History of Art, and head of the History of Art History department at University...