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France's 19th century Impressionist Painter Berthe Morisot (sister-in-law of Edouard Manet) had little or nothing to do with Ireland's ages-long fight for freedom. She was merely one of many painters whose works were fancied by the wealthy Dublin connoisseur and art dealer, Sir Hugh Lane. But Ireland's grievances against Great Britain are many, and not the least of them concern the French impressionist pictures that once belonged to Sir Hugh.

They number 39 in all, including Renoir's famed, gentle Les Parapluies, and the small (17½ in. by 29 in.), amiable boating scene Jour d'Eté (Summer Day) by Berthe Morisot. A will drawn...

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