Peasant Hanging out the Washing, 1881, Berthe Morisot, French impressionist painter, (1841 - 1895)
Original Size: 18 x 26 1/4" (46 x 67 cm)
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen
Berthe Morisot was a woman of extraordinary talents who carved for herself a career within the art world of nineteenth century Paris. She was one of only a few women who exhibited with both the Paris Salon and the highly influential and innovative Impressionists. Her work endures today as a major representative of the Impressionist school.