Collection: Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) was an American painter and printmaker known for her contributions to the Impressionist movement. Born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, she lived most of her adult life in France, where she befriended Edgar Degas. Her works often featured intimate domestic scenes and portraits of women and children, capturing the nuances of everyday life with a sense of sensitivity and empathy. Cassatt's legacy has cemented her as one of the most significant female artists in the history of art, breaking down gender barriers and paving the way for future generations of women artists.