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The Essential: Mary Cassatt

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For readers who are short on time, long on curiosity, and turned off by art-world jargon, Abrams presents a series of hip, entertaining books on artists and pop culture.* A fascinating account of the artist's life and work

* Fresh anecdotes, both professional and personal

* Concise sidebars on major players and cultural and social movements that shaped the artist's work

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Hardcover, 112 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Harry N. Abrams
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Rusty
Sep 26, 2011 Rusty rated it it was amazing
Love this little read! It is obvious that the author, Gouveia Georgette, is an admirer of this great artist. An American born of wealthy parents, she becomes attached to the French impressionists - one of two women accepted into the group. Like many, my recollections about Cassatt bring images of women and children. Georgette quickly dispels that one! Cassatt's first success was with genre paintings which show people doing something rather than sitting for a portrait. The first was 'The Mandolin ...more
Gina Gwen
Feb 14, 2013 Gina Gwen rated it it was ok
Down and dirty quick facts about Mary Cassatt. I found a couple misspellings which I was kind of surprised about since it's such a short book. But it's a decent intro to an interesting American painter.
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