Self-portrait by Berthe Morisot

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Musée Marmottan Monet
published on 21 March 2022

An 1885 oil on canvas self-portrait by Berthe Morisot (1841-95), the French impressionist painter. The art world was still dominated by men in the 19th century, and for a respectable bourgeoise woman to show herself as an artist was highly unusual. The risk the artist is taking can be seen in the way she has minimized the palette and brushes, represented by a mere few brushstrokes. (Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris)

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Monet, M. M. (2022, March 21). Self-portrait by Berthe Morisot. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15493/self-portrait-by-berthe-morisot/

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Monet, Musée Marmottan. "Self-portrait by Berthe Morisot." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15493/self-portrait-by-berthe-morisot/.

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Monet, Musée Marmottan. "Self-portrait by Berthe Morisot." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2022. Web. 19 May 2022.

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