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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 Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother Louise Holding up her Blue-Eyed Child
No Title - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
No Title
Marie Therese Gaillard - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Marie Therese Gaillard
Head of a Child - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Head of a Child
The Caress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Caress
La Toilette, c.1891 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
La Toilette, c.1891
The Long Gloves - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Long Gloves
Antoinette At Her Dressing Table - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Antoinette At Her Dressing Table
Motherhood3 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Motherhood3
Celeste in a Brown Hat, 1891 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Celeste in a Brown Hat, 1891
Toreador - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Toreador
Bathing The Young Heir - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Bathing The Young Heir
Mothers Goodnight Kiss - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mothers Goodnight Kiss
The Crochet Lesson - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Crochet Lesson
Elsie In A Blue Chair - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Elsie In A Blue Chair
Woman And Child Seated In A Garden - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Woman And Child Seated In A Garden
Portrait Of Madame X Dressed For The Matinee - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Madame X Dressed For The Matinee
Portrait Of Ellen Mary Cassatt - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Ellen Mary Cassatt
Contemplation (or Clarissa Turned Right with Her Hand... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Contemplation (or Clarissa Turned Right with Her Hand...
Sleepy Thomas Sucking His Thumb - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sleepy Thomas Sucking His Thumb
Louisine W. Havemeyer - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Louisine W. Havemeyer
Simone In Plumed Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Simone In Plumed Hat
Sara In A Large Flowered Hat  Looking Right  Holding... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara In A Large Flowered Hat Looking Right Holding...
Portrait Of Madame J Aka Young Woman In Black - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Portrait Of Madame J Aka Young Woman In Black
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