Mary Cassatt - An American Portraits Painter
The full name of this popular American painter was Mary Stevenson Cassatt. She was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, on May 22, 1844. Cassatt was not only a painter but also a printmaker who lived in France. She was well known for her paintings and was a part of the Impressionism movement. This popular painter often used to create images of the social and private lives of women. She mainly used to emphasize the intimate bonds between mothers and children in her paintings.
The early life of mary cassatt:
This popular American painter, Mary Cassatt, was born in an upper-middle-class family. Her mother was from a banking family and was well educated. Cassatt was one of the seven children in her family. She started schooling at the age of six and grew up in an environment where travel is an integral part of education.
Mary Cassatt spent five years in Europe, learned German and French, and had her drawing and music lessons. She started to study painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, but her family objected to becoming a professional artist. During the civil war, she continued her study. In 1866 she joined painting classes and learned paintings.
Popular artwork by Mary Cassatt:
The popular artworks created by Mary Cassatt are like as mentioned below:-
Young Woman in a Black and Green Bonnet, c. 1890
The Boating Party by Mary Cassatt, 1893–94
Portrait de Fillette, 1879
Summertime by Mary Cassatt, c. 1894
Mary Cassatt, Self-Portrait, c. 1880
Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878
The Child's Bath (The Bath)
During her lifetime, she created many attractive paintings that made her popular all over. She died at the age of eighty-two on June 14, 1926.