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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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Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Baby Smiling Up At Her Mother
Susan Comforting The Baby - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Susan Comforting The Baby
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
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Francoise Wearing A Big White Hat
Sketch Of Antoinette - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch Of Antoinette
During Carnival - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
During Carnival
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child With Bangs In A Blue Dress
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sketch for 'Francoise in a Round-Backed Chair, Reading'...
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Child on a Sofa, Miss Lucie Berard
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera) - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
At the Francais, a Sketch (or At the Opera)
The Family - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Family
Poppies in a Field 1874-1880 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Poppies in a Field 1874-1880
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...
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
After The Bath - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
After The Bath
Woman And Child Driving - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman And Child Driving
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Reader (Lydia Cassatt) c.1878
No Title - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
No Title
Mother Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child
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