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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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Simone In White Bonnet Seated With Clasped Hands - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Simone In White Bonnet Seated With Clasped Hands
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress
Two Women In A Theater Box - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Two Women In A Theater Box
Susan Comforting The Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan Comforting The Baby
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat
Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother
Sketch Of Antoinette - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch Of Antoinette
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera)
During Carnival - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
During Carnival
Sara With Her Dog  In An Armchair  Wearing A Bonnet... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara With Her Dog In An Armchair Wearing A Bonnet...
Poppies in a Field 1874-1880 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Poppies in a Field 1874-1880
The Family - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Family
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'...
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame
Gathering Fruit - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Gathering Fruit
On The Water - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
On The Water
Elsie Cassatt Holding A Big Dog - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Elsie Cassatt Holding A Big Dog
Lydia Seated On A Terrace  Crocheting - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated On A Terrace Crocheting
The Flirtation   A Balcony In Seville - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Flirtation A Balcony In Seville
After The Bath - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
After The Bath
The Young Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Young Mother
Woman And Child Driving - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman And Child Driving
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878
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