Berthe Morisot - Cache-cache. Hide and Seek 1873

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Berthe Morisot - Hide and Seek 1873

Cache-cache. Hide and Seek 1873
45x55cm oil/canvas
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, US

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From Sotheby's:
Cache-Cache (Hide and Seek) is one of Berthe Morisot’s best known, most popular, and most enduring images. Its historical importance is underscored by the fact that it was included in the first Impressionist group show. This landmark exhibition was organized by the avant-garde in 1874 as an alternative to the officially sanctioned exhibition known as the Salon, and is recognized as a defining moment in the history of art. Moreover, Cache-Cache was lent to the exhibition by the leader of the modern movement (and Morisot’s future brother-in-law) Edouard Manet, who greatly admired Morisot’s work. The relatively restricted palette and the open, flickering brushwork are reminiscent of many of Manet’s paintings of the late 1860s and early 1870s, such as his portrait Berthe Morisot au soulier rose, which was painted by Manet around the same time as the present work. Thus, Cache-Cache reflects not only Manet’s taste, but his influence on Morisot’s stylistic development.