Olga's Gallery

Edouard Manet

Repose (Berthe Morisot).

1869-1870. Oil on canvas. Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Read Note.

Edouard Manet. Repose (Berthe Morisot).

Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) French painter, daughter of a top civil servant and a great-niece of the rococo painter Fragonard. In 1864, exhibited her first landscapes in the Salon. In 1868, became friends with Manet, who gave her advice and painted in several works (e.g. Repose, The Balcony). In December 1874, she married Manet’s brother, Eugène. She participated in all Impressionists exhibitions and made an important contribution to Impressionism