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Katherine Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren (La Lecture)

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Description: The Painted Face: Portraits of Women in France, 1814–1914
~~IN 1889 MARY CASSATT, EVA GONZALÈS’S erstwhile contemporary and fellow Realist, was occupied with the last of four portraits in oil that she painted of her mother, Katherine Cassatt, then aged 74...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.101-137
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00298.3
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Description: Globalizing Impressionism: Reception, Translation, and Transnationalism
From the outset of her affiliation with the French impressionists, Mary Cassatt played dual roles as artist and American ambassador. The dealer Ambroise Vollard recalled in his memoirs that “it was with a sort of frenzy...
PublisherYale University Press
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00198.014
Description: The Art of Impressionism: Painting Technique and the Making of Modernity
Nineteenth-century practice was to varnish paintings at the very last minute, when the work was already hanging in the exhibition: oil paintings had to be left the maximum time possible to dry before the varnish was applied. The vernissage, varnishing day – the day before the exhibition opened to the public – was an institution during...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.191-216
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00125.015

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