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40 9.5 (10)

Woman at Her Toilette  1880

by Berthe Morisot

Consistent with the Impressionist aesthetic that Berthe Morisot fervently espoused, Woman at Her Toilette attempts to capture the essence of modern life in summary, understated terms. The painting also moves discreetly into the realm of female eroticism explored by Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir but seldom broached at this time by women artists. Rend...
23 3/4 x 31 5/8 in. (60.3 x 80.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago