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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At The Window - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
At The Window
Mother and Child 4 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother and Child 4
Head Of Sara In A Bonnet Looking Left - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head Of Sara In A Bonnet Looking Left
Susan In A Toque Trimmed With Two Roses - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan In A Toque Trimmed With Two Roses
Portrait Of A Young Woman - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of A Young Woman
Portrait Of Alexander J Cassatt2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Alexander J Cassatt2
Musical Party, 1874 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Musical Party, 1874
Portrait Of Marie Louise Durand Ruel - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Marie Louise Durand Ruel
Baby Bill - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby Bill
Reine Leaning Over Margots Shoulder - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Reine Leaning Over Margots Shoulder
Ida - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Ida
Study for
Study for "Augusta Reading to Her Daughter
Sara in dark Bonnet Tied under her Chin, c.1901 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara in dark Bonnet Tied under her Chin, c.1901
Young Woman Picking Fruit - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Woman Picking Fruit
Lydia Seated on A Porch Crocheting - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated on A Porch Crocheting
Portrait Of An Elderly Lady - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of An Elderly Lady
Mother Looking Down At Her Blond Baby Boy - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother Looking Down At Her Blond Baby Boy
Girl Sewing - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Girl Sewing
Roman Girl - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Roman Girl
The Loge - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Loge
Portrait of Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T. Peters) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T. Peters)
Augusta Reading To Her Daughter - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Augusta Reading To Her Daughter
Deux Meres Et Un Enfant Dans Un Bateau - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Deux Meres Et Un Enfant Dans Un Bateau
Portrait Of Margaret Milligan Sloan - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Margaret Milligan Sloan

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