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Mary Cassatt: A Life: A Life
After 20 years' research, foremost Cassatt scholar Mathews provides new insight into the American Impressionist's life. Magnificently designed, the book features 130 black-and-white photographs arranged throughout the text so each painting appears on the same page as its description.
Hardcover, 383 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Villard
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This was an extremely well written and researched biography about Mary Cassatt's life from the time she left America for Paris up until the end of her life. It is interspersed with many wonderful black and white photographs of her work, family members, friends, and other artists as well as homes she lived in. I found myself caught up in the thrill of her lengthy artistic career, impressed by her independence and saddened along the way by the loss of her family members and friends. Brilliant book ...more