Caption: Self-Portrait, 1885, Berthe Morisot
(1841-1895), oil on canvas, 61 x50cm.
Having problematized the question of female creativity, she went on to write extensively on modern and contemporary women artists from Berthe Morisot
to Florine Stettheimer to Jenny Saville, redefining the criteria by which to gauge the significance of their outputs.
(4) Across the room was a portrait of Berthe Morisot
painted around 1865 by her sister Edma Pontillon-Morisot, who quit painting after her marriage at the age of 30, due to her unsupportive husband.
's 'The Cradle' (1872), showing a mother looking at her sleeping baby in the nursery, underscores that the highly innovative use of color and light of the Impressionists could be applied as well in tender domestic scenes.
Henri Rousseau, Odilon Redon, Maggie Hambling, Georgia O'Keefe, Berthe Morisot
, Paula Rego, Gwen John, Frida Kahlo, David Hockney all spring to mind but I think I will always adore John Piper.
In 1882, Berthe Morisot
painted "The Harbor of Nice" (top picture).
The highlight of the museum's bicentennial programme for 2015, the Monet and the Birth of Impressionism exhibition, will also feature works by Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Berthe Morisot
, Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley.
Extraordinary female artists profiled include Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith Leyster, Angelica Kauffmann, Elisabeth Vigee-Leburn, Berthe Morisot
, Georgia O'Keeffe, and many more.
Focusing on the work of artists like Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Berthe Morisot
, Mary Cassatt, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, George Seurat, among others, the lectures will examine the development of an urban Parisian avant-garde, impressionist and expressionist themes of modern life.
In the conclusion to her series, Professor Amanda Vickery celebrates six trailblazing women of the last two centuries like Lady Elizabeth Butler whose haunting war paintings captured the pathos of the battlefield to startling effect and French impressionist Berthe Morisot
whose shimmering paintings of French home-life are only now starting to get the recognition they deserve.
Like Lady Elizabeth Butler, whose haunting war paintings captured the pathos of the battlefield, and French impressionist Berthe Morisot
, whose shimmering paintings of French home life are only now starting to get the recognition they deserve.