(1841 - 1895)
Berthe Morisot was active/lived in France. Berthe Morisot is known for impresssionist figure and landscape painting, printmaking.
Berthe Morisot was born at Bourges, France on January 14, 1841.
She grew up in a bourgeois family which, in a break from usual
practice, encouraged Berthe and her sister, Edme, in their
painting. She first studied with Guichard, a follower of Ingres,
but in 1862 she made the acquaintance of Corot, and went over to his
disciple Oudinot. Her next great influence was Manet, and it was
under his guidance that she took up figure-painting as well as
landscapes, exhibiting both kinds of work at the Salons from 1870
on. As a young woman, she joined the avant-garde and showed works
at the impressionist exhibits that challenged the official Salon; her
earlier paintings are lovely examples of what might be called
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