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Paintings by Edouard Manet


Le Repose (Portrait of Berthe Morisot) by Edouard Manet
Edouard Manet's Le Repose (Portrait of Berthe Morisot) (oil on canvas, 57-7/8x43-3/4 inches) is exhibited at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI.­
Edouard Manet's Le Repose (Portrait of Berthe Morisot) (oil on canvas, 57-7/8x43-3/4 inches) is exhibited at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI.­

Edouard Manet's 1870 painting Le Repose is a portrait of Berthe Morisot. Berthe Morisot was introduced by Edouard Manet into the circle of artists who would become the Impressionists. She was briefly Manet's student, and she married his brother Eugène. Unlike many of her colleagues, her works were regularly seen at the Salon, but she took part in all the Impressionist exhibitions except the fourth in 1879.

On the next page we'll see how Edouard Manet's friendship with Claude Monet directly affected his art.

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