Mary Cassatt art links 


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Mary Cassatt: La Toilette, ca.1891
Source: WebMuseum (see "image archives" below)


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Mary Cassatt

[American Impressionist Painter, 1844-1926]

• Also known as:  Mary Stevenson Cassatt
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Children.
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 N.B. For the sake of readability, we have organized external links into these different tabs: 
  Art Market  
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  Misc Sites  
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
Portrait of a Woman, 1881-83

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteMary Cassatt at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
"Works in focus:" Girl in the Garden

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Under the Horse-Chestnut Tree, 1896-97

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Children in a Garden (The Nurse), 1878

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa  
Many engravings

Notable SiteMary Cassatt at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Lamp

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, Missouri
Mother Looking Down, Embracing Both Her Children, pastel, 1905-08

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Feeding the Ducks

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
Maternal Caress

Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge, 1879

Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Maternal Caress, 1891

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Woman Sitting with a Child in Arms

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
The Barefoot Child, pastel, 1897

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, North Carolina
The Letter, 1891

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Sarah au Bonnet

Canton Museum of Art, Ohio
Study, Mother and Child and Hovering Figure

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cedarhurst Center For The Arts, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Young woman Nursing Her child, 1908 (scroll right to image 15)

Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
Several works online

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Offering the Panale to the Bullfighter, 1873

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Woman with Baby, pastel, ca.1902

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Young Girl at a Window, ca.1883
The Letter, etching, 1891

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Portrait Of A Woman

Dayton Art Institute, Ohio
Portrait of a Woman, 1872

E.G. Bührle Collection, Zurich
(Click on the title to see a specific work, then click on the image to enlarge)
Mother and Child, 1893

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma
Sara in a Dark Bonnet Tied under her Chin

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Mother and Child, 1909-14

Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, Connecticut

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee
Baby Bill in His Cap and Shift, ca.1890

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Woman Reading, 1878-79

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
Portrait of Katharine Kelso / Woman in white dress, ca.1905

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Maryland State Archives

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Young Mother, Daughter, and Baby
Mandolin Player

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, France (in French)  

Musée des Impressionnismes (formerly the Musée d'Art Américain), Giverny, France

Museum of the National Academy of Design, New York City
The Map (or) The Lesson, 1889-90

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

Mary Cassatt at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Self-portrait, watercolor, ca.1880

Oglethorpe University Museum, Georgia
Looking Into The Hand Mirror

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Click thumbnail #4 for Anne and Her Nurse

Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Helene is Restless, ca.1890

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Madame Gaillard and Her Daughter Marie-Therese, 1897

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum
2 works online

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
The Fitting, 1891

Southampton City Art Gallery, England

Southern Alleghenies Museum, Pennsylvania

Speed Art Museum, Kentucky
L'Enfant (The Child), 1905

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
En Deshabillé, drypoint

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia
(Click on the artwork title, not the thumbnail, to enlarge the image)

Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago   NEW!
16 works online (click "Artwork by This Artist" to see the complete list)

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas

The Huntington Library, California

The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Jenny Cassatt with her son, Gardner, ca.1882

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

University of Kentucky Art Museum
Quietude, 1891

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
Mother and Child, ca.1890

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts

Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
The Letter, 1890-91

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

La Fayette Database of American Art in French National Collections

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteMary Cassatt at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteMary Cassatt at The Artchive  

Notable SiteMary Cassatt at The Athenaeum  
Numerous works online by Cassatt

Notable SiteMary Cassatt in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Image archive with zoomable images

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

California State University WorldImages Database  

Mary Cassatt at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  


New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Olga's Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
(Tip: Set the image size to "original" to see photos at their highest resolution)

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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      Flickr: "Mary Cassatt"      
Google Images: "Mary Cassatt"      
Bing Images: "Mary Cassatt"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Artnet Artist Works Catalogues  

Gihon Foundation
Sketch of Mother Looking Down at Thomas

Fillette en Robe groseille

Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child - with commentary by Sister Wendy Beckett

The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Mother and Child, pastel drawing

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

University of Virginia Digital Collections
The Boating Party, 1893-94

Women Artists from the Medieval Period to the Present

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Mary Cassatt  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Boy Standing in Grass, ca.1875

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
"Mary Cassatt: A Woman's World" (2008)

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Woman in Black and Green Bonnet, Sewing

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Tête d'Enfant, ca.1900-05

Resource Library Magazine

Resource Library Magazine

The New York Observer
"Mary Cassatt Revealed as a Great Printmaker", article by Hilton Kramer

The New York Observer
"Mary Cassatt's Prints Put Domestic Instincts In Post-Impressionism", article by Hilton Kramer

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Mary Cassatt: A Life

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Cassatt (Treasures of Art)

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Mary Cassatt Oils and Pastels

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Mary Cassatt Notebook

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Mary Cassatt: Painter of Modern Women

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Mary Cassatt: Prints & Drawings from the Artist's Studio

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Impressionist at Home

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Mary Cassatt

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Mary Cassatt: Paintings and Prints


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