In an 1876 review, a sarcastic critic referred to participants in the second Impressionist exhibition as "five or six lunatics—among them a woman—a group of unfortunate creatures." Berthe Morisot is the woman to whom he alluded. Morisot, an original member of the group, showed in seven of its eight exhibitions and contributed financially to sustain the impressionist moveme...
101 x 81.8 cm (39 3/4 x 32 3/16 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington