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Impressionist artist best known for “The Child’s Bath,” “Maternite,” “Two Women Throwing Flowers During Carnival,” and other motherhood-themed paintings.
She traveled widely in Europe as a child and lived in France during the early years of her adulthood. She enrolled in a painting class taught by the famed Charles Joseph Chaplin in 1866. Her first painting to be chosen by the Paris Salon was “A Mandoline Player” in 1868.
She was most prolific during the 1890s and started mentoring such up-and-coming American artists as Lucy A. Bacon; she painted “Modern Woman” for the Women’s Building at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition.
How did Mary Cassatt die?
|Cause of death||Unknown|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||May 22, 1844|
|Death date||June 14, 1926|
|Place of death||Château de Beaufresne, Le Mesnil-Théribus, France|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized parts of the World will suffice for me in the future."Mary Cassatt
"I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up."Mary Cassatt
"I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it."Mary Cassatt