Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt

Impressionist Painter

Book - 2007
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A childrenï¿1/2s biography of the beloved Impressionist, illustrated with the artistï¿1/2s own works. Though remembered for her signature pieces of loving moments captured between a mother and child, Mary Cassatt was anything but conventional. This book chronologically portrays her lifelong artistic journey from her days as a child living abroad to her earned success as the only female American member of the French Impressionists. Her biography shows how one girlï¿1/2s lifelong dream to become an artist came true due to an independent spirit, determination, and commitment to her craft. Cassattï¿1/2s own paintings, 19 of which are included here, demonstrate her various techniques and show how she developed a unique style combining admiration for the old masters with inspiration from the Impressionists.

Publisher: Gretna : Pelican, 2007.
ISBN: 9781589804524
158980452X
Call Number: 921 CASSATT
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Subjects: Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926 -- Juvenile literature.
Expatriate painters -- France -- Paris -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Impressionism (Art) -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926.
Alternative Title: Mary Cassatt.

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