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Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized parts of the world will suffice for me in the future.
I used to go and flatten my nose against that window and absorb all I could of his art. It changed my life. I saw art then as I wanted to see it.
When I came to live in Paris after having painted in Rome & other places, the sight of the annual exhibitions, quite led me astray. I thought I must be wrong & the painters admired of the public right — It was then I fell in with our band & took quite another direction —
There are two ways for a painter: the broad and easy one or the narrow and hard one.
I have touched with a sense of art some people-they felt the love and the life. Can you offer me anything to compare to that joy for an artist?
The first sight of Degas' pictures was the turning point of my artistic life.
At some future time I shall see New York the artist's ground. I think you will create an American School.
One thing is sure, the interest in Art remains, the Degas sale will be a sensation. I am glad that in the collection of pictures of other painters he owned I will figure honorably, in fact they thought the two, a painting, & a pastel were his at first.
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May 22, 1844
June 14, 1926
Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists.
The Child's Bath (1893)
The Boating Party (1894)
Little Girl in Blue Armchair (1878)
In the Loge (1878)
Children Playing On The Beach (1884)
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