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In the Bois de Boulogne
  • TitleIn the Bois de Boulogne
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 61 x 73,5 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 82 x 96 x 11 cm
  • DatingMade 1870s
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Berthe Morisot, French, born 1841, dead 1895
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Classificationpainting
  • Inventory No.NM 5525
  • AcquisitionGift 1960 Master of Engineering C. B. Nathorst through Nationalmusei Vänner
  • Collection Highlightsأبرز الأعمال الفنية
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Morisot’s open-air paintings with their sketching technique and outstanding play of colours received attention at the impressionist exhibitions. She was critical of contemporary bourgeois norms of femininity and portrayed the intimate relationships between mothers and daughters. Bourgeois women were reduced to the private sphere of the home and a few public spaces such as department stores, theatres, restaurants, and parks.