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Mary Cassatt

Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an influential American painter and printmaker known for her pivotal role in the Impressionist movement. Born on May 22, 1844, in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, Cassatt spent much of her adult life in France, where she formed a significant professional relationship with Edgar Degas and exhibited with other Impressionists​​. Despite her family's initial reluctance, Cassatt pursued art from a young age, attending the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts at fifteen and later moving to Paris to continue her education under private tutors, including the renowned Jean-Léon Gérôme​​.

Cassatt's art mainly focused on women and children, encapsulating intimate moments with a profound sense of dignity and depth. Her works, such as "The Boating Party" and "Mother and Child," showcase her skill in portraying the nuanced interactions of everyday life. Cassatt's technique evolved from the light brushstrokes of early Impressionism to a more structured form, emphasizing solid figures and clear contours​.

A prominent figure not just in art but also in art advocacy, Cassatt was instrumental in advising American collectors, including the Havemeyers, which helped enrich public and private American art collections significantly​. Despite challenges related to her gender and later, her failing eyesight, Cassatt's contributions to art remain influential, reflecting her unique perspective and unyielding dedication to Impressionism​​.

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Date and place of birt:22 may 1844, Pittsburgh, USA
Date and place of death:14 june 1926, Paris, France
Nationality:France, USA
Period of activity: XIX, XX century
Specialization:Artist, Graphic artist, Painter
Art school / group:Salon des artistes français
Genre:Genre art, Portrait, Self-portrait
Art style:American Impressionism, Impressionism, Modern art, Post-Impressionism, Realism
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Creators France

Nikolai Dmitrievich Milioti (1874 - 1962)
Nikolai Dmitrievich Milioti
1874 - 1962
Gustave Adolphe Crauk (Crauck) (1827 - 1905)
Gustave Adolphe Crauk (Crauck)
1827 - 1905
Jean-Michel Sanejouand (1934 - 2021)
Jean-Michel Sanejouand
1934 - 2021
Henri Alphonse Barnoin (1882 - 1940)
Henri Alphonse Barnoin
1882 - 1940
Mario Botta (1943)
Mario Botta
1943
Rodolfo Krasno (1926 - 1982)
Rodolfo Krasno
1926 - 1982
Władysław Podkowiński (1866 - 1895)
Władysław Podkowiński
1866 - 1895
Philippe Grass (1801 - 1876)
Philippe Grass
1801 - 1876
Jean LurçatI (1892 - 1966)
Jean LurçatI
1892 - 1966
Paul Sieffert (1874 - 1957)
Paul Sieffert
1874 - 1957
Jerzy (Georg) Merkel (1881 - 1976)
Jerzy (Georg) Merkel
1881 - 1976
Alfred-Emmanuel Beurdeley (1847 - 1919)
Alfred-Emmanuel Beurdeley
1847 - 1919
Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704 - 1788)
Maurice Quentin de La Tour
1704 - 1788
Andre Marchand (1907 - 1997)
Andre Marchand
1907 - 1997
William Degouve de Nuncques (1867 - 1935)
William Degouve de Nuncques
1867 - 1935
Otto van Rees (1884 - 1957)
Otto van Rees
1884 - 1957

Creators American Impressionism

Konrad Alexander Müller-Kurzwelly (1855 - 1914)
Konrad Alexander Müller-Kurzwelly
1855 - 1914
Rudolf Epp (1834 - 1910)
Rudolf Epp
1834 - 1910
Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944)
Edvard Munch
1863 - 1944
Giorgio de Chirico (1888 - 1978)
Giorgio de Chirico
1888 - 1978
Franz Emil Krause (1836 - 1900)
Franz Emil Krause
1836 - 1900
Walter Herbert Withers (1854 - 1914)
Walter Herbert Withers
1854 - 1914
Karl Schmoll von Eisenwerth (1879 - 1948)
Karl Schmoll von Eisenwerth
1879 - 1948
Daniel Hernandez Morillo (1856 - 1932)
Daniel Hernandez Morillo
1856 - 1932
Grigoriy Vasilyevich Soroka (1823 - 1864)
Grigoriy Vasilyevich Soroka
1823 - 1864
Adolf Erbslöh (1881 - 1947)
Adolf Erbslöh
1881 - 1947
Carl August Breitenstein (1864 - 1921)
Carl August Breitenstein
1864 - 1921
Johannes Hilverdink (1813 - 1902)
Johannes Hilverdink
1813 - 1902
Magnus Petersen (1827 - 1917)
Magnus Petersen
1827 - 1917
Pablo Palazuelo (1916 - 2007)
Pablo Palazuelo
1916 - 2007
Leon Zeytline (1885 - 1962)
Leon Zeytline
1885 - 1962
Michele Cascella (1892 - 1989)
Michele Cascella
1892 - 1989