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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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Young Mother And Two Children - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Mother And Two Children
Woman Standing  Holding A Fan - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman Standing Holding A Fan
Portrait of a Woman Dressed for Matinee - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of a Woman Dressed for Matinee
Augusta Reading To Her Daughter - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Augusta Reading To Her Daughter
Children Playing with a Dog - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Children Playing with a Dog
Susan In A Toque Trimmed With Two Roses - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan In A Toque Trimmed With Two Roses
Young Woman Reading - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Woman Reading
Mother Holding Nude Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother Holding Nude Baby
Baby Bill - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby Bill
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
Reine Leaning Over Margots Shoulder - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Reine Leaning Over Margots Shoulder
Woman In Raspberry Costume Holding A Dog - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman In Raspberry Costume Holding A Dog
Robert And His Sailboat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Robert And His Sailboat
Young Woman Picking Fruit - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Woman Picking Fruit
Two Young Girls With A Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Two Young Girls With A Child
Portrait Of An Elderly Lady - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of An Elderly Lady
Head Of Julie  Looking Down - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head Of Julie Looking Down
Woman At Her Toilette - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman At Her Toilette
Jules Being Dried By His Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Jules Being Dried By His Mother
Portrait of Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T. Peters) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of Louisine Elder (Mrs. Samuel T. Peters)
Profile Of An Italian Woman - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Profile Of An Italian Woman
Lydia Seated on A Porch Crocheting - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated on A Porch Crocheting
Portrait Of A Young Woman In Green - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of A Young Woman In Green
Portrait of Mlle C. Lydia Cassatt, 1880 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of Mlle C. Lydia Cassatt, 1880
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