Happy 180th birthday to Berthe Morisot! Born on this day in 1841, I'll be celebrating her life and work in today's post!
Instead of reflecting on what has possibly been the most fraught year in recent memory, I thought I'd instead look ahead and wish you all the best for 2021 - may your new year be full of sparkle and happiness!
Winter, eighteenth-century, attributed to Anne Vallayer-Coster, oil on canvas. (Open Access image, courtesy Met Museum, 07.225.462.)
Degas was a founding member of the group that staged the eight 'Impressionist' exhibitions between 1874 and 1886 in Paris, yet his art is markedly different - how do we understand his relationship to Impressionism?