Art, Field Notes

Mary Cassatt

1] Mother And Child In A Boat, Mary Cassatt,1892.

2] Young Mother Sewing, Mary Cassatt,1900.

3] Children Playing on the Beach, Mary Cassatt,1884.

Happy Mother’s Day! We hope you enjoy the picturesque paintings of motherhood created by #MaryCassatt. In 1877. “Edgar Degas invited her to join the group of independent artists later known as the Impressionists. The only American officially associated with the group, Cassatt exhibited in four of their eight exhibitions, in 1879, 1880, 1881, and 1886. Under their influence, Cassatt revised her technique, composition, and use of color and light, manifesting her admiration for the works of the French avant-garde, especially Degas and Manet.” Read more of her story @metmuseum at



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