Study for "Mme Théodore Gobillard" (née Yves Morisot)

Graphite, squared, on buff tracing paper, mounted on laid paper | 31.5 x 44cm | 1869

Edgar Degas

Degas made this portrait sketch of the older sister of fellow painter Berthe Morisot (1841–1895) in the living room of the family home in Paris. Letters between the Morisot sisters and their mother recount its creation. Madame Morisot wrote to her th...
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