Mary Cassatt

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Mary Cassatt
Mary Cassatt photograph 1913.jpg
Cassatt seatit in a chair wi an umbrella. Verso reads "The anly photograph for which she ever posed."
BornMary Stevenson Cassatt
22 Mey 1844(1844-05-22)
Allegheny City, Pennsylvanie, Unitit States
Died14 Juin 1926(1926-06-14) (aged 82)
Château de Beaufresne, near Paris, Fraunce
EddicationPennsylvanie Academy o the Fine Airts,
Jean-Léon Gérôme, Charles Chaplin, Thomas Couture
Kent forPentin
SignaturRedone Mary Cassatt sig.jpg

Mary Stevenson Cassatt (/kəˈsæt/; Mey 22, 1844 – Juin 14, 1926) wis an American penter an prentmakker. She wis born in Pennsylvanie, but lived much o her adult life in Fraunce, whaur she first befriendit Edgar Degas an later exheebitit amang the Impressionists. Cassatt eften creatit eemages o the social an private lifes o weemen, wi pairteecular emphasis on the intimate bonds atween mithers an bairns.

She wis descrived bi Gustave Geffroy in 1894 as ane o "les trois grandes dames" o Impressionism alangside Marie Bracquemond an Berthe Morisot.[1]

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  1. Geffroy, Gustave (1894), "Histoire de l'Impressionnisme", La Vie artistique: 268.