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Though a native of America from a wealthy Pennsylvania family, Mary Cassatt is considered a French Impressionist. Moving to Paris as a student (and spending the rest of her life there), she found success at the Paris Salon, but an introduction to artist Edgar Degas changed the direction of her own art and she became one of several women associated with the Impressionist movement. Cassatt's work was characterized by fine draftsmanship, a vivid palette, and a lack of sentimentality. Classic Impressionist works like this one caught a moment in time like a photographic snapshot, rather than the carefully posed works...
Created by: Cassatt, Mary