Portrait of Berthe Morisot

Drypoint; second state of two | 48 x 33.7cm | c. 1876

Marcellin-Gilbert Desboutin

Desboutin is known for his intimate portraits of artists, writers, and cultural figures. This depiction of the painter Berthe Morisot is typical of Desboutin’s work in drypoint—a technique in which the artist directly scratches the image with a sharp...
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