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Mary Cassatt

Author: Griselda Pollock
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Born into the male-dominated world of nineteenth-century, middle-class Pennsylvania society, Mary Cassatt became a feminist and turned what was a lady's accomplishment into a profession as a radical painter, working in Paris and exhibiting with the Impressionists. Degas, Manet, Gauguin and Pissaro, among others, knew and admired her work, and yet, since her death in 1926, Cassatt has received little critical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pollock, Griselda.
Mary Cassatt.
New York : Harper & Row, ©1980
(OCoLC)636006492
Named Person: Mary Cassatt; Mary Cassatt; Mary Cassatt; Mary Cassatt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Griselda Pollock
ISBN: 0060133481 9780060133481
OCLC Number: 6984966
Description: 119 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Griselda Pollock.

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"Born into the male-dominated world of nineteenth-century, middle-class Pennsylvania society, Mary Cassatt became a feminist and turned what was a lady's accomplishment into a profession as a radical painter, working in Paris and exhibiting with the Impressionists. Degas, Manet, Gauguin and Pissaro, among others, knew and admired her work, and yet, since her death in 1926, Cassatt has received little critical acclaim, while her importance, both personally as an individual artist and historically within the evolution of Impressionism, has larged been obscured. The efforts of the feminist movement in the last decade, however, have stimulated public and critical interest in Mary Cassat. Griselda Pollock examines the reasons for the unjust neglect of one of America's outstanding artistic talents, gauging the wide variety of influences which shaped her career, from her commitment in her early oils and pastels to both the techniques of the Old Masters and to modernist ideas through to her later interest in the methods of Japanese printmaking."--Jacket.

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