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Woman and Child in a Meadow at Bougival

MORISOT, Berthe (1841 - 1895)

Woman and Child in a Meadow at Bougival

Date: 1882

Media: oil on canvas

Size: 60.1 x 73.3 cm

Acquired: 1963; Bequest; Margaret Davies

Accession Number: NMW A 2491

Collection: The Davies Sisters Collection

Morisot was deeply influenced by Manet, whose brother Eugène she married in 1874. The same year, she exhibited in the first Impressionist Exhibition. In 1881 the critic Gustave Geffroy observed: 'No one represents Impressionism with more refined talent or with more authority than Morisot'. This scene was painted en plein air at Bougival, west of Paris, where the artist stayed during the summers of 1881 and 1882. The sitters are probably her daughter Julie, born in 1878, and her maid Paisie.

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Marc Haynes Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Staff
6 February 2019, 10:23

Dear Charles Finely,

Thank you very much for your message. You can find a higher-resolution reproduction of this painting on our website Collections Online; please see here.

Best wishes,

Marc
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Charles Finely
5 February 2019, 20:56
This picture is not HD. Retake and submit something with more png.

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