Mary Cassatt | Artist Biography (In a Nutshell)

May 29, 2009

Mary Stevenson Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is now part of Pittsburgh on May 22, 1844. She was an American painter and printmaker during the impressionist period. Much of her adult life was spent in France where she met artist Edgar Degas. Cassatt often painted images of the lives of women, emphasizing on the intimate bond between a mother and her child.  She died on June 14, 1926. at Château de Beaufresne, near Paris. One of the most successful women artists, her paintings have sold for as much as $2.9 million. 

 

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