Mary Stevenson Cassatt
(1844 - 1926)
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was active/lived in Pennsylvania / France. Mary Cassatt is known for mother-child portrait and genre painting, etching.
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Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt is best known for her mother and
child compositions and also for her color prints, based on Japanese
woodblock techniques and that combined drypoint, etching, and
aquatint. From 1890, she had her own printing press at her home.
in 1844 in Allegheny City (now part of Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, she
was recognized by the turn of the century as one of the preeminent
painters both of her native country and of France, which she made her
permanent home in 1875.
She spent her childhood in
Pennsylvania, and then lived with her mother in Europe from 1851 until
1858, studying in a number of cities including Paris, Parma, and
Seville. She returned to study at the Pennsylvania
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