Mary Cassatt: An American Impressionist in Paris

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Mary Cassatt An American Impressionist in Paris

Culturespaces and the Musée Jacquemart-André are presenting a major retrospective devoted to Mary Cassatt (1844–1926) in Paris through July 23. Considered during her lifetime as the greatest American artist, Cassatt lived in France for more than sixty years. She was the only American painter to have exhibited her work with the Impressionists in Paris. Mary Cassatt, Summertime, 1894, oil on canvas, 39 5/8 x 32 in. (100.6 x 81.3 cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1988.25 The exhibition focuses on the only American female artist in the Impressionist movement; she was spotted by Degas in the 1874 Salon,