Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)

Jeune fille cueillant des cerises

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
Jeune fille cueillant des cerises
sanguine on paper
22 x 17 in. (55.8 x 43.2 cm.)
Drawn in Mézy circa 1891
Julie Manet (Mme Ernest Rouart), Paris (until at least 1951).
Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, New York (by 1961).
Anon. sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 14 November 1985, lot 105.
Acquired at the above sale by Achim Moeller Fine Art on behalf of John C. Whitehead.
M. Angoulvent, Berthe Morisot, Paris, 1933, p. 144, no. 510.
M.-L. Bataille and G. Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot, Catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles, Paris, 1961, p. 42.
Achim Moeller Fine Art, ed., The John C. Whitehead Collection, A Collection in Progress, Late XIX and Early XX Century French Masters, New York, 1987, p. 72 (illustrated in color, p. 73).
Achim Moeller Fine Art, ed., From Daumier to Matisse, French Master Drawings from the John C. Whitehead Collection, exh. cat., Achim Moeller Fine Art, New York, 2010, pp. 10 and 12 (illustrated in color, fig. 2).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Berthe Morisot, March 1896, p. 35, no. 231.
Paris, Galerie Dru, Quelques tableaux, études, pastels, aquarelles et dessins de Berthe Morisot, 1928.
Geneva, Le Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, De Watteau à Cézanne, July-September 1951, p. 59, no. 178 (titled Etude pour "Le Cerisier").
Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Exposition Berthe Morisot, July-September 1958, p. 40, no. 100.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, Berthe Morisot, Drawings, Pastels, Watercolors, October 1960-February 1961, p. 124 (illustrated in color, pl. 45).
Palm Beach, The Society of the Four Arts, Auguste Rodin and Berthe Morisot, March 1965, no. 50.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Fort Worth, Kimbell Art Museum and South Hadley, Massachusetts, The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Berthe Morisot, Impressionist, September 1987-May 1988, p. 222 (illustrated in color, pl. 92).
The Montclair Art Museum, Late XIX and Early XX Century French Masters, The John C. Whitehead Collection, April-June 1989, p. 32, no. 51.
New York, Achim Moeller Fine Art, The Whitehead Collection, Late 19th and 20th Century French Masters, A Collection in Progress, April-May 1997, p. 48, no. 36 (illustrated in color, p. 49).

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