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Mary Cassatt

Data de nascimento: 22. Maio 1844
Data de falecimento: 14. Junho 1926

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Mary Cassat foi uma pintora dos Estados Unidos. É considerada uma grande pintora impressionista. Está enterrada no jazigo da família, em Le Mesnil-Théribus.

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„.. crushed by the strength of this Art [the old Egyptian art]... I fought against it but it conquered, it is surely the greatest Art the past has left us.... how are my feeble hands to ever paint the effect on me.“

— Mary Cassatt
Quote of Cassatt, after her trip to Egypt, 1910; as cited by Nancy Mowll Mathews, in Mary Cassatt: A Life, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1998, p. 291 - ISBN 978-0-585-36794-1

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„O how wild I am to get to work, my fingers farely itch & my eyes water to see a fine picture again.“

— Mary Cassatt
quoted by Nancy Mowll Mathews, in Mary Cassatt: A Life, Villard Books, New York, 1994, p. 76 - ISBN 978-0-394-58497-3 Quote, c. 1871 - shortly after the archbishop of Pittsburgh commissioned Mary Cassatt to paint two copies of paintings by Correggio in Parma, Italy

„I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his [Degas'] art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it.“

— Mary Cassatt
Quote, c. 1875; as cited by Nancy Mowll Mathews, in Mary Cassatt: A Life, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1998, p. 114 - ISBN 978-0-585-36794-1 Cassatt admired Edgar Degas, whose pastels had made a powerful impression on her when she encountered them in an art dealer's window in Paris, 1875

„.. we [the Impressionists ] are carrying on a despairing fight & need all our forces.“

— Mary Cassatt
Quote c. 1879; as cited by Nancy Mowll Mathews, in Mary Cassatt: A Life, Villard Books, New York, 1994, p. 118 - ISBN 978-0-394-58497-3

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