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Berthe Morisot

Born: 14-Jan-1841
Birthplace: Bourges, France
Died: 2-Mar-1895
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Buried, Cimetière de Passy, Paris, France

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: France
Executive summary: French Impressionist painter

French Impressionist artist who studied under Camille Corot and Joseph Guichard. She was the granddaughter of Rococo painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Known for her paintings of women and girls, and also a printmaker. Morisot was friends with Edouard Manet and later became his sister-in-law, as well as the subject of Manet's painting The Balcony. She was friends with Charles Baudelaire, and left many of her paintings to Auguste Renoir after her death.

Sister: Edma Morisot (painter)
Husband: Eugene Manet (m. 1874)
Daughter: Julie Manet (b. 1879)



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