Mary Cassatt, **Breakfast in Bed ** 1897 on ArtStack #mary-cassatt #art
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926) 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 often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children. Her paintings have sold for as much as 2.9 million.
mary cassat...love her capture of family, of women as roles of mothers...i look at this little girl all tuckered out and this looks like she could be my little girl tired and not caring about the world around her, flopping into a chair for a rest.
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Mary Cassatt (American, 1844–1926) In the Loge, 1878 Oil on canvas; 32 x 26 in. (81.3 x 66 cm) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Hayden Collection, Charles Henry Hayden Fund
Paintings by Mary Cassatt
Children Playing on the Beach by Mary Cassatt In works such as the 1884 painting Children Playing on the Beach, Mary Cassatt looked at children with an honest eye. Cassatt captured their clumsy and often random motions and gave them a real rather than a cherubic aspect