Mary Cassatt, a Compendium of Impressionism

La Gazette Drouot
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With this portrait of a young woman, Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), offers a condensed version of the best that Impressionism has given to art. Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), Portrait of a Young Woman in a White Hat, 1879, oil on canvas, 46 x 38 cm/18.1 x 14.9 in. Estimate: €800,000/1,200,000 Barely an adult, her face still features the round cheeks and sulky pout of a young girl. The young lady's rosy complexion is enhanced by the dazzling white of the stunning feathered fascinator adorning her head and the bow of the scarf protecting her neck. Velvety black for the garment and her intense gaze, a beautifully shaped coral-colored

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