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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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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...
The Caress - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Caress
Motherhood3 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Motherhood3
La Toilette, c.1891 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
La Toilette, c.1891
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Lydia Seated At An Embroidery Frame
Celeste in a Brown Hat, 1891 - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Celeste in a Brown Hat, 1891
The Young Mother - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Young Mother
Bathing The Young Heir - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Bathing The Young Heir
Antoinette At Her Dressing Table - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Antoinette At Her Dressing Table
The Flirtation   A Balcony In Seville - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Flirtation A Balcony In Seville
Toreador - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Toreador
Mothers Goodnight Kiss - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mothers Goodnight Kiss
The Long Gloves - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
The Long Gloves
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 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...
Sara In A Large Flowered Hat  Looking Right  Holding... - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sara In A Large Flowered Hat Looking Right Holding...
Simone In Plumed Hat - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Simone In Plumed Hat
Louisine W. Havemeyer - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Louisine W. Havemeyer
Mother with Left Hand Holding Sara's Chin - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Mother with Left Hand Holding Sara's Chin
Sleepy Thomas Sucking His Thumb - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Sleepy Thomas Sucking His Thumb
Maternal Tenderness - Mary Cassatt - www.marycassatt.org
Maternal Tenderness
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