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Mary Stevenson Cassatt  American  1844 -1926  fl (1844-1926)
Born: Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, United States 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1861
Instructors: Jean Leon Gerome 
Edouard Frere 
Exhibited: Paris Salon 1873
Examples of Work: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Women
Memberships: Legion of Honor 
National Academy of Design 
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Mary Cassatt, born in 1844, was a significant American Impressionist painter, recognized in the U.S. only at the end of her career. Most of her life was lived in France, where she exhibited with Degas, Renoir and Monet. Cassatt studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 1861 but became ... (More)

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