The Psyche mirror

The Cheval-Glass or La Psyché, as it is also called, is one of the paintings by Berthe Morisot shown at the Third Impressionist Exhibition held in 1877 in the apartment rented by Gustave Caillebotte at no. 6, rue Le Peletier. The many mentions of the work in the press attest to its favourable reception. The illustrator and critic Bertall wrote that “Melle Morisot is greatly admired by her faithful…