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Berthe Morisot, Souvenir Au Bord de l’Oise
 
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TITLE:  Souvenir Au Bord de l’Oise
ARTIST:  Berthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895)
WORK DATE:  1863
CATEGORY:  Paintings
MATERIALS:  Oil on canvas
MARKINGS:  Signed lower right
SIZE:  h: 33 x w: 46 cm / h: 13 x w: 18.1 in
STYLE:  Modern
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Galerie Bale  +1-508-748-0159  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  Considerable research has been done on the work and much documentation is available. Pigment analysis was done by the Fogg Museum, and X rays by Giles Perault, Paris. The paint site has been identified and confirmed as the Val de Hermeil, at le Chou, on the banks of the river Oise. This location was chronicled by Higgonet, Denis Rouart, Shennan, Bona et al, as the site of her summer works in 1863. She destroyed all the river scenes except this one which was exhibited at the Salon des Beaux Arts in 1864. Even to-day, the likeness of the work to the Val of Hermeil (after 142 years) is astonishing.
She painted this work at the age of 21 while under the tutelage of Corot.
PROVENANCE:  Moris Levy, 1926
Harold Levy, 1936
Ronald Davis (Davis and Levy Art), 1976
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Galerie Bale Inventory
LITERATURE:  Catalog Raisonée Clarait, Montalent, and Rouart, number 5. (Yet to be attributed by Rouart and
Catalog Raisonée Clarait, Montalent, and Rouart, number 5. (Yet to be attributed by Rouart and
'Berthe Morisot, the First lady of Impressionism', Margaret Shennan. Pages 52 and 53.
'Berthe Morisot, le secret de la femme en noir'. Dominique Bona. Pages 55, 56 and 57.
'Berthe Morisot' Anne Higgonet.
EXHIBITION HISTORY:  Salon des Beaux Arts, 1864
 
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