A Short Biography of Mary Cassatt
Pennsylvania-born painter and printmaker Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) began her studies of painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, but spent most of her adult life in France. She exhibited her work, which focuses on the social and private lives of women, with the Impressionists. Many of her paintings depict the close relationship between mothers and children, among them The Child's Bath, Mother and Child Before a Pool, and The Boating Party. The Short Biographies series from Applewood's Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.
Hardcover. 32 pages.