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Mary Stevenson Cassatt (May 22, 1844 - June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.

Cassatt (pronounced ca-SAHT) often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.

Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is now part of Pittsburgh. She was born into favorable circumstances: her father, Robert Simpson Cassat (later Cassatt), was a successful stockbroker and land speculator, and her mother, Katherine Kelso Johnston, came from a banking family. The ancestral name had been Cossart. Cassatt was a distant cousin of artist Robert Henri. Cassatt was one of seven children, of which two died in infancy. Her family moved eastward, first to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, then to the Philadelphia area, where she began schooling at age six.

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Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt (or Katherine Kelson Johnston... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt (or Katherine Kelson Johnston...
The Visit - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Visit
Margot, 19th century - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Margot, 19th century
In The Omnibus - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
In The Omnibus
Mathilde Holding A Baby Who Reaches Out To The Right - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mathilde Holding A Baby Who Reaches Out To The Right
Young Girls, c.1900 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Girls, c.1900
Sara In Dark Bonnet With Right Hand On Arm Of Chair - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara In Dark Bonnet With Right Hand On Arm Of Chair
Head of a Young Girl 2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head of a Young Girl 2
Theater - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Theater
At The Theater - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
At The Theater
Woman On A Striped With A Dog Aka Young Woman On A... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman On A Striped With A Dog Aka Young Woman On A...
Portrait of a Woman II - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of a Woman II
Sara and her Dog, c.1901 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara and her Dog, c.1901
Baby in His Mother's Arms, Sucking His Finger - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby in His Mother's Arms, Sucking His Finger
Mary Ellison Embroidering - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mary Ellison Embroidering
Moise Dreyfus - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Moise Dreyfus
Portrait Of A Young Girl - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of A Young Girl
Sara Looking Towards The Right - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara Looking Towards The Right
The Barefoot Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Barefoot Child
Mrs. Gardner Cassatt in Black - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mrs. Gardner Cassatt in Black
The Horse Chestnut - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Horse Chestnut
Young Thomas And His Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Thomas And His Mother
The Mirror - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Mirror
Dorothy In A Very Large Bonnet And A Dark Coat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Dorothy In A Very Large Bonnet And A Dark Coat
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