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Berthe Morisot (1841-1895)
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BERTHE MORISOT (1841-1895)

Fillette portant un panier

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BERTHE MORISOT (1841-1895)
Fillette portant un panier
signed 'Berthe Morisot' (lower left)
oil on canvas
27 ½ x 20 ¼ in. (69.9 x 51.2 cm.)
Painted in 1888
Provenance
Paul Bérard, Paris (by 1892); Estate sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 8 May 1905, lot 13.
Joseph Reinach, Paris (acquired at the above sale).
Julie Reinach-Goujon, Paris (by descent from the above).
Françoise Beck, Paris (by descent from the above).
Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above, 1972).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 23 February 1977.
Literature
M. Angoulvent, Berthe Morisot, Paris, 1933, p. 132, no. 295.
M.-L. Bataille and G. Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot: Catalogue des peintures, pastels et aquarelles, Paris, 1961, p. 37, no. 218 (illustrated, fig. 219).
P. Huisman, Morisot: Charmes, Lausanne, 1962, p. 44 (illustrated in color, p. 45).
J. Normile, "In Praise of Women" in Architectural Digest, May-June 1976, p. 65 (detail illustrated in color, p. 64).
A. Clairet, D. Montalant and Y. Rouart, Berthe Morisot: Catalogue raisonné de l’œuvre peint, Montolivet, 1997, p. 223, no. 222 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Boussod et Valadon et Cie., Exposition de tableaux, pastels et dessins par Berthe Morisot, May-June 1892, p. 16, no. 5.
Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Berthe Morisot (Mme Eugène Manet), March 1896, p. 19, no. 33.
London, Royal Academy of Art, Exhibition of French Art, 1200-1900, January-March 1932, p. 240, no. 528 (titled La Cigale).
Paris, André Weill, Berthe Morisot, 1947.
Albi, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Exposition Berthe Morisot, July-September 1958, p. 31, no. 44.
New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Loan Exhibition of Paintings: Berthe Morisot, For the Benefit of the National Organization for Mentally Ill Children, Inc., November-December 1960, no. 47 (illustrated).
London, Wildenstein & Co., Ltd., Loan Exhibition of Paintings: Berthe Morisot, In Aid of the French Hospital and Dispensary, London, January-February 1961, p. 47, no. 41 (illustrated).
Vevey, Musée Jenisch, Berthe Morisot, June-September 1961, p. 10, no. 53.
Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Berthe Morisot, 1961, no. 64a.
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