(b. 1841, Bourges, d. 1895, Paris)

The Cheval-Glass

Oil on canvas, 65 x 54 cm
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Berthe Morisot's style was principally influenced by Manet then, following his death by Renoir, in particular his paintings of women, as in the present work, in which she depicted a young woman getting dressed in front of a cheval-glass (a long mirror mounted on swivels in a frame).

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