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Tag Archives: Cassatt

Happy Birthday Mary Cassatt!

May

22

Born on May 22, 1844, Mary Cassatt was the daughter of a wealthy family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Although her family objected to her becoming a professional artist, Cassatt received artistic training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

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Renoir was a rebel. Monet was a misfit. Pissarro was a punk.

Feb

15

That’s right, Renoir, Monet and Pisarro are heading to Jacksonville as part of the exhibit: Impressionism and Post Impressionism from the High Museum of Art. More than 50 works by renowned artists such as…

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Happy Birthday Mary Cassatt!

May

23

Mary Cassatt was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, which is now part of Pittsburgh, on May 22, 1844.

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#48 Mary Cassatt: Simone in a Large Plumed Hat

Jan

18

    The daughter of a wealthy family from Pennsylvania, Mary Cassatt received her initial artistic training at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Against her family’s wishes, she moved to Paris where she remained as an expatriate artist for more than forty years. By the age of 28, Cassatt’s work had been accepted [...]

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