was a painter and a member of the circle of painters in Paris who became known as the Impressionists. Undervalued for over a century, possibly because she was a woman, she is now considered among the first league of Impressionist painters.
- Berthe Morisot - Among the first league of Impressionist painters 1841-1895
The French Painter, Berthe Morisot was born in Bourges, France, in a successful bourgeois family. Both she and her sister Edma chose to become painters. Berthe Morisot Paintings are often studies of women, either out-of-doors or in domestic settings.Berthe Morisot and American artist Mary Cassatt are generally considered the most important women painters of the later 19th century.