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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Interior Of A Tramway Passing A Bridge - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Interior Of A Tramway Passing A Bridge
Portrait of Mrs. William Harrison - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of Mrs. William Harrison
Head of Francoise Looking Down (no.4) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head of Francoise Looking Down (no.4)
Young Girl Holding A Loose Bouquet - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Girl Holding A Loose Bouquet
Young Woman Reflecting - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Woman Reflecting
Woman With A Parakeet - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman With A Parakeet
Young Boy In Blue - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Boy In Blue
Sketch for 'Sara...Feeding Her Dog' - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch for 'Sara...Feeding Her Dog'
Woman Arranging Her Veil - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman Arranging Her Veil
Woman With A Red Zinnia - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman With A Red Zinnia
Portrait of a Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of a Child
Young Mother And Two Children 1908 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Mother And Two Children 1908
Leontine In A Pink Fluffy Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Leontine In A Pink Fluffy Hat
Young Mother Daughter and Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Young Mother Daughter and Baby
Sara Wearing Her Bonnet And Coat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara Wearing Her Bonnet And Coat
Sara Seated, Leaning on Her Left Hand - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara Seated, Leaning on Her Left Hand
Helene de Septeuil - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Helene de Septeuil
Tete De Femme Au Grand Chapeau - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Tete De Femme Au Grand Chapeau
Portrait of a Lady 2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of a Lady 2
Sara - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara
Maternite 2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Maternite 2
Portrait of a woman 2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait of a woman 2
Sketch of Mother Jeanne Looking Down at Her Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch of Mother Jeanne Looking Down at Her Baby
Reflection - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Reflection

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