Bio: Berthe Morisot was a French Impressionist painter. She was born into a wealthy family and was the Grand-Niece of Jean-Honore Fragonard. She was also the sister-in-law of
At the age of 20 she has already met Camille Corot and under his guidance adopted the plein air method of working.
Morisot was the first female to join the French Impressionist Group of Artists and she exhibited her work in all except one of their exhibitions. Her first Exhibition came at the Salon de Paris when she was just 23 years of age.
Morisot developed her own distinctive style and her works include landscapes, portraits, garden and boating scenes.
During her lifetime Berthe Morisot completed over 350 works art. Along with Mary Cassatt, Morisot is considered one of the most important women painters of the late 19th century.