Cache-cache (1873) by Berthe Morisot

Cache-cache - Berthe Morisot - 1873

Artwork Information

ArtistBerthe Morisot
MediumOil on Canvas
Dimensions45 x 55 cm (17 3/4 x 21 5/8")
Current LocationBellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas

About Cache-cache

Cache-Cache is a renowned Impressionist Oil on Canvas Painting created in 1873 by Berthe Morisot, a celebrated female painter from Paris. In the painting, Morisot portrays mothers and children in the field playing games. The subject matter is typical of Impressionism, which favored mundane daily scenes as reputable subjects for artworks. However, the painting’s technique is an impressive display of the artist’s skill with its bold brushstrokes and vibrant colors.

Morisot experimented with several media types like pastels and watercolors but preferred oil paintings to showcase her expertise. Her works primarily depict domestic scenes and motherhood; a commonality among female painters at that time. She was highly talented, evident from her inclusion in the First Impressionist Exhibition held in 1874.

The artwork lives at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art in the United States and has been established as public domain. “Cache-Cache” remains significant as it depicts Morisot’s unique style that sets her apart from other artists in her circle while highlighting her place among major talents of her time.

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