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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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By The Pond - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
By The Pond
The Tea, c.1880 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Tea, c.1880
Sketch Of Ellen Mary Cassatt In A Big Blue Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch Of Ellen Mary Cassatt In A Big Blue Hat
Portrait Of A Little Girl - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of A Little Girl
Reverie (or Woman with a Red Zinnia) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Reverie (or Woman with a Red Zinnia)
Mother's Goodnight Kiss - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother's Goodnight Kiss
Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother
Susan Comforting the Baby, c.1881 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan Comforting the Baby, c.1881
Nurse Reading To A Little Girl - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Nurse Reading To A Little Girl
Susan Comforting The Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan Comforting The Baby
Lydia Reading On A Divan - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Reading On A Divan
Little Girl In A Red Beret - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Little Girl In A Red Beret
Nude Baby on Mother's Lap Resting Her Arm on the Back... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Nude Baby on Mother's Lap Resting Her Arm on the Back...
A Kiss For Baby Anne2 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
A Kiss For Baby Anne2
Baby's First Caress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby's First Caress
Two Women In A Theater Box - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Two Women In A Theater Box
Sleepy Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sleepy Baby
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat
Nurse And Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Nurse And Child
Mother combing Sara's hair - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother combing Sara's hair
During Carnival - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
During Carnival
In the Garden, 1904 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
In the Garden, 1904
Self Portrait 3 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Self Portrait 3
Sketch Of Antoinette - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch Of Antoinette
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