About This Artwork

Berthe Morisot
French, 1841-1895

Jeanne Pontillon, c. 1893

Watercolor, over graphite, on ivory wove paper
311 x 237 mm

Gift of the Estate of Grant J. Pick, 1963.412

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, "Berthe Morisot," 1896, cat. 301.

Boston, Mass., Museum of Fine Arts, "Berthe Morisot: An Exhibition of Drawings/Pastels/Watercolors," October 10-November 8, 1960, cat. 37; also traveled to New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries, November 12-December 10, 1960; San Francisco, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, December 20, 1960-January 18, 1961; and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, January 25-February 23, 1961.

Publication History

M. L. Bataille and G. Wildenstein, Berthe Morisot (Paris, 1961), no. 799 (ill.).

Harold Joachim, French Drawings and Sketchbooks of the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1979), no. 4B12.

Ownership History

The artist's daughter, Mme. Ernst Rouart (née Julie Manet; 1878-1966), from 1895 [Lugt 1826]. Grant J. Pick (died 1963), Chicago; given by the estate of Grant J. Pick to the Art Institute, 1963.

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