Berthe Marie Pauline Morisot, 1841 - 1895
Oil on canvas by Édouard Manet (1872)
Born: 14 January 1841, Bourges, Cher, France
Died: 2 March 1895, Paris, France
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- My ambition is limited to capturing something transient. permalink
Correspondence de Berthe Morisot, Denis Rouart, ed. (1950)
- The love of nature is consolation against failure. permalink
- You have a serious attachment, and a man's heart utterly devoted to you. You should realize how lucky you are. ... A woman has a huge need of affection. To try to withdraw into ourselves is to attempt the impossible. permalink
to her sister Edma, circa 1870, quoted by Roy McMullen in Degas, His Life, Times and Work (1985), p. 166
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