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Mary Cassatt

American painter and printmaker, active in France

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Cassatt settled in Paris and became a member of the Impressionist circle of painters. She is known for superior draughtsmanship in all the media, notably pastel. She is most famous for works with the subject of mother and child.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500012368.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Mary Cassatt:

Mary Cassatt Sunlight and Shadow, 1879 Soft-ground etching on medium-weight cream laid paper (per dealer, van Gelder Zonen)
Mary Cassatt Mlle. Margot without Her Hat, ca. 1894 Drypoint printed in brown ink on laid paper
Mary Cassatt Margot Wearing a Bonnet, no. 3, ca. 1902 Drypoint on blue-green laid paper
Mary Cassatt The Manicure (Les Ongles), ca. 1904 Drypoint on laid paper
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