Sunday, January 25, 2009


...spend the day like this with a warm cup of tea and a homemade scone...
Young Woman Reading...Private Collection.Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)

The artist Mary Cassatt was born into a wealthy family in the city of Allegheny, which is now the North Side of Pittsburgh.No wonder I love her work. It was a struggle to get her parents to support her.Women in her position did not work for a living. But they eventually relented. She was a true trailblazer for women.To read more about her click HERE

1 comment:

  1. She is one of my absolute favorites. I have been blessed to view a few pieces of her work firsthand and it is brilliant.


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