Of the six Impressionist painters whose first exhibition scandalized and fascinated Paris in 1874, Berthe Morisot was the only woman. She reached a pinnacle of artistic achievement despite the restraints society placed on her sex, adroitly combining her artistic ambitions with a rewarding family life. Anne Higonnet brings fully to life an accomplished artist and her world
Berthe Morisot : The First Lady of Impressionism
This is the first in depth biography of one of France's most distinguished female painters, exploring her important place among the Impressionists and the dramatic social and political background of her time.