IMPRESSIONIST EVA GONZALES
A TASTE FOR DESSERT APPLES
A small, crisp variety of dessert apples, brightly flushed and formally much valued for their decorative qualities.
Pommes d’Api, translation and definition, Oxford Dictionaries
Eva Gonzales (1849-1883), like her colleagues Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, is often grouped with the Impressionists, although she never officially exhibited with them. She was also the sole student of artistic pioneer Edouard Manet (1832-1883) and married to engraver Henri Guerard. Gonzales lived only into her early thirties, dying in childbirth within days of her teacher and mentor.
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