Who cancelled Berthe Morisot?
Berthe Morisot’s brushwork was audacious, even for a French Impressionist. Nevertheless, contemporary critics reviewed her work favorably. Today she is the least-known member of this popular group of painters. The lady (almost) vanished. Where did she go?
Pissarro’s unforgettable conversation
When the Prussian Army began its march on Paris, Pissarro packed up his family’s belongings and shuttered their house in Louveciennes, a small town near the capital. It would be safer to move away than to stay. Here’s the harrowing story at the center of his painting “The Conversation, Louveciennes.”