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image of The Mother and Sister of the Artist Berthe Morisot (artist)
French, 1841 - 1895
The Mother and Sister of the Artist, 1869/1870
oil on canvas
overall: 101 x 81.8 cm (39 3/4 x 32 3/16 in.) framed: 128.3 x 108.6 cm (50 1/2 x 42 3/4 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1963.10.186
On View
From the Tour: Edgar Degas
Object 6 of 7

Exhibition History

1870
Salon of 1870, Paris, no. 2039
1874
Possibly Première Exposition, Société Anonyme des Artistes Peintres, Sculptuers, Graveurs, etc. [First Impressionist Exhibition], Paris, 1874, no. 105, as La Lecture
1919
Cent Oeuvres de Berthe Morisot, Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris, 1919, no. 5
1929
Berthe Morisot, Bernheim-Jeune et Cie., Paris, 1929, no. 27
1931
Portraits of Women Loan Exhibition: Romanticism to Surrealism, Museum of French Art, New York, 1931, no. 17, as Portrait, Mme. Morisot and her daughter, Mme. Pontillon.
1935
L'Impressionisme, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1935, no. 50
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1986
The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1986 [shown in Washington only]
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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