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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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Mother in Profile with Baby Cheek to Cheek (No.2),... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother in Profile with Baby Cheek to Cheek (No.2),...
Francoise In A Square Backed Chair  Read Aka Young... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Francoise In A Square Backed Chair Read Aka Young...
Reine Lefebre And Margot Before A Window - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Reine Lefebre And Margot Before A Window
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera)
Simone In White Bonnet Seated With Clasped Hands - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Simone In White Bonnet Seated With Clasped Hands
Ellen Mary Cassatt In A White Coat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Ellen Mary Cassatt In A White Coat
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress
Peasant Woman Peeling An Orange - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Peasant Woman Peeling An Orange
The Family - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Family
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'...
Gathering Fruit - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Gathering Fruit
Elsie Cassatt Holding A Big Dog - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Elsie Cassatt Holding A Big Dog
On The Water - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
On The Water
Lydia Seated On A Terrace  Crocheting - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated On A Terrace Crocheting
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878
Head of a Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head of a Child
Marie Therese Gaillard - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Marie Therese Gaillard
Smiling Mother With Sober Faced Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Smiling Mother With Sober Faced Child
After The Bath - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
After The Bath
No Title - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
No Title
La Toilette, c.1891 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
La Toilette, c.1891
Mother Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child
The Caress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Caress
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