The Lesson in the Garden (La Leçon au jardin)

The Lesson in the Garden (La Leçon au jardin)

1886
Artist
Berthe Morisot, French, 1841-1895
Country
France
painting
Oil paint on canvas
Frederic C. Hamilton Collection, bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum
34.2017

Berthe Morisot, The Lesson in the Garden (La leçon dans le jardin), 1886. Oil paint on canvas; 23 9/16 x 28 ¾ in. 
Collection of Frederic C. Hamilton, bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum

 

 
Dimensions
image height: 23.8125 in, 60.4838 cm; image width: 28.875 in, 73.3425 cm; frame height: 31.625 in, 80.3275 cm; frame width: 37.5 in, 95.2500 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Private Collection by 1957. Sale, Christie’s New York, May 10, 1989, no. 39 (repr.). Collection of Frederic C. Hamilton [1927–2016], Denver; bequeathed to the Denver Art Museum, 2014. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum and we will post information as it becomes available. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
Exhibition History
  • Galerie André Weil, Paris, 1947
  • "Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection and the Denver Art Museum"—Denver Art Museum, 10/27/2013 - 02/09/2014
  • “Gardens in Bloom”—Denver Art Museum, 06/01/2015 – 10/11/2015
  • “AFA Women Artists, Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism” — Denver Art Museum, 10/21/2017 – 1/14/2018
  • "Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism"—Denver Art Museum, 10/22/2017 - 01/15/2018
  • The Speed Art Museum, 02/17/2018 - 05/13/2018
  • Clark Art Institute, 06/06/2018 - 09/03/2018
  • "Berthe Morisot, Woman Impressionist"— Barnes Foundation, 10/21/2018 - 01/14/2019
  • Dallas Museum of Art, 02/24/2019 - 05/26/2019
  • Musee d'Orsay, 06/18/2019 - 09/22/2019