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Berthe Morisot

The documentary focused on her relationship with the painter Edouard Manet–she later married his brother. Living in Paris, she seemed an independent woman, unmarried at the age of 33, exhibiting her paintings, and making a name for herself. 274 more words

Art History

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 185

Berthe Morisot, Lady At Her Toilette (1875)

This painting by Berthe Morisot belongs to a popular genre depicting women sitting at their dressing table, or toilette which is the French term which makes me think of perfume (don’t ask me why). 104 more words

Poetry

Tessa, Looking At Mother's Beauty

Berthe Morisot, Lady At Her Toilette (1875)

A woman unpinned hair high
and stately at a mirror
so infused ethereal colors
in amorphous blue and gray… 240 more words

Poetry

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 184

Berthe Morisot, The Mother and Sister of the Artist (1869/1870)

Berthe’s sister, Edma Pontillon, visited with the family in the winter of 1869–1870 when she was expecting her first child. 81 more words

Poetry

Tessa, The Plight Of A Married Woman

Berthe Morisot, The Mother and Sister of the Artist (1869/1870)

This would be a sanctuary
and we would not have finished
our peregrinations through
the book. 143 more words

Poetry

Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 183

Berthe Morisot, Under The Orange Tree (1889)

Berthe Morisot painted her daughter in the garden of the family’s winter home in Nice. She married the brother of Edouard Manet in 1874 and gave birth to her daughter Julie in 1878, her only child. 42 more words

Poetry

Tessa, A Mother's Painting

Berthe Morisot, Under The Orange Tree (1889)

In the garden she sat,
the sun devout, under the pale oranges
beside the green parrot Harriet
squawking… 95 more words

Poetry