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

Marine en Angleterre

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Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
Marine en Angleterre
stamped with the signature 'Berthe Morisot' (Lugt 1826; lower left)
oil on canvas
17 1/8 x 25 1/2 in. (43.8 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in summer 1875
Provenance
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1969, lot 11.
Mrs Esther U. Johnson, gifted to The Newark Museum, New Jersey in 1979.
Literature
M.-L. Bataille & G. Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot, catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles, Paris, 1961, no. 54, p. 27 (illustrated fig. 100).
The Connoisseur, vol. 163, no. 656, London, October 1966, p. 6 (reproduced in an advertisement; titled 'Marine en Cowes, Angleterre').
C. F. Stuckey, French Painting, New York, 1991, p. 151 (illustrated; titled 'Harbor Scene, Isle of Wight').
A. Clairet, D. Montalant & Y. Rouart, Berthe Morisot 1841-1895, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Montolivet, 1997, no. 54, p. 139 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie André Weill, Berthe Morisot, 1947.
London, The Arts Council, Berthe Morisot: An Exhibition of Paintings & Drawings, 1950, no. 12, p. 10 (titled 'Boats, Isle of Wight').
Washington D. C., National Gallery of Art, Berthe Morisot, Impressionist, September - November 1987, no. 27, pp. 65 & 218 (illustrated p. 69; titled 'Harbor Scene, Isle of Wight'); this exhibition later travelled to Fort Worh, Kimbell Art Museum and South Hadley, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.
London, Barbican Art Gallery, Impressionism in Britain, January - May 1995, no. 144, pp. 18 &164 (illustrated p. 18); this exhibition later travelled to Dublin, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art.
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Berthe Morisot, June - November 2002, no. 27, pp. 158 & 160 (illustrated p. 161).
Treviso, Casa dei Carraresi, L'impressionismo e l'età di Van Gogh, November 2002 - March 2003, no. 24, p. 458 (illustrated p. 121).
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Manet and the Sea, October 2003 - January 2004, pl. 113, pp. 229 & 239 (illustrated; titled 'Harbor Scene, Isle of Wight'); this exhibition later travelled to Philadelphia, Museum of Art and Amsterdam, Van Gogh Museum.
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