Mary Cassatt, modern woman
Art Institute of Chicago in association with H.N. Abrams, 1998 - Art - 376 pages
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) holds a unique place in the history of art. One of the few women artists to succeed professionally in her era, she was the only American invited to exhibit with the French Impressionists. This handsome volume, richly illustrated with paintings, prints, and pastels spanning Cassatt's entire career, accompanies a major traveling exhibition that opens at The Art Institute of Chicago in October 1998.
Essays trace Cassatt's development from her early influences through her critical role in bringing Old Master and Impressionist art to the United States. The superb colorplates clearly demonstrate why Cassatt is considered one of North America's most important artists.
Supplementary works by Cassatt's contemporaries are reproduced along with numerous photographs and the first complete list of exhibitions in which Cassatt participated in her lifetime. The exhibition travels to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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Succeeds in being a gorgeous book full of full page nicely done color reproductions including much of her lesser known work and photos and ephemera from her life. But doesn't stop there, with essays ... Read full review
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Modern study of Mary Cassatt has been largely, although not entirely, based upon the faultless work of Adelyn Breeskin, Frederick Sweet, and Nancy Mowll Mathews. Now the eight contributors to this ... Read full review
Foreword James N Wood
Introduction Judith A Barter
The United States France Italy and Spain 186073
Themes Sources and the Modern Woman Judith A Barter
Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas George T M Shackelford
How Mary Cassatt Became an American Artist Kevin Sharp
A Study of Her Methods and Materials
Harriet K Stratis
Checklist Kevin Sharp and Jonathan Stuhlman
Chronology Wendy Bellion
Lifetime Exhibition History Kevin Sharp
Bibliography Jonathan Stuhlman
Mary Cassatt and Art Collecting in the United States
Erica E Hirshler