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Portrait of Berthe Morisot

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1872: Private Collection

Nearly thirty and going through a period of personal and professional uncertainty, she is shown here as a pensive, troubled women, whose eyes seem to express haunting reveries. However, the casual pose and the brilliantly painted white dress with its Impressionistic brushwork - a sign of reverence toward the esteemed artist and friend - offer a gesture of hope and high expectation.
 
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