These paintings and prints by the American artist are among the finest examples of Impressionism. Mary Cassatt's paintings and prints have long been treasured as some of the finest examples of Impressionist art. A rebel by the Victorian standards of her time, Mary Cassatt moved from the art schools of staid Philadelphia to the boulevards of Paris, where the young Impressionist movement was flourishing. Degas, her friend and mentor, encouraged her involvement in the new art movement. Cassatt's luminous, observant, and innovative works-chiefly interiors with women and children-helped define Impressionism and have been compared to Raphael's paintings for their beauty and dignity. Frank Getlein, noted art critic and historian, has selected 72 of Cassatt's finest works, each reproduced here in full color. His accompanying text relates the intimate details of her life to her paintings while clearly defining her relation to fellow artists and her place in modern art. The publication of this book marks the first time that so many of Cassatt's paintings and prints, some rarely seen by American audiences, have been made available at a popular price. ILLUSTRATIONS 72 full colour
The Bacchante The Young Bride Little Girl in a Blue Armchair Portrait of Lydia Cassatt The Cup of Tea Lydian Leaning on Her Arms, Seated in a Loge Woman and Child Driving At the Opera A Cup of Tea Lydia Crocheting in the Garden at Marly Lydia Reading in the Garden Miss Mary Ellison Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child Lydia Working at a Tapestry Frame Susan Comforting the Baby Two Young Ladies in a Loge Lady at the Tea Table Susan on a Balcony Holding a Dog Young Woman in Black Portrait of Mr. Alexander J. Cassatt and His Son Robert Kelso Two Children at the Seashore Woman and Child (Mathilde and Robert) The Family Girl Arranging Her Hair Little Girl in a Big Straw Hat and Pinafore Young Woman Sewing in a Garden Portrait of an Elderly Lady Mother's Goodnight Kiss Baby in a Dark Blue Suit Emmie and Her Child Young Woman Sewing Baby's First Caress The Bath The Lamp In the Omnibus The Letter The Fitting Woman Bathing Mother's Kiss Maternal Caress Afternoon Tea Party The Coiffure Woman with a Red Zinnia Young Woman Picking Fruit The Bath Baby Reaching for an Apple The Boating Party The Banjo Lesson Summertime Mother Feeding Her Child Baby Charles Looking Over His Mother's Shoulder After the Bath Baby Getting Up from His Nap Family Group Reading Mother and Boy Sara in a Green Bonnet Woman in a Raspberry Costume The Caress Margot Embracing Her Mother Margot in Blue Reine Lefebvre Holding a Nude Baby Young Mother Sewing Simone and Her Mother in a Garden Mother Wearing a Sunflower on Her Dress Woman and Child Admiring a Baby Girl in Green Mother and Child Mother and Child in a Boat Mother Nursing her Baby Young Mother and Two Children Young Woman in Green, Outdoors in the Sun Mother, Young Daughter, and Son
Number Of Pages: 156
Published: 1st November 1980
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 22.2
Weight (kg): 0.82