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Mary Cassatt, Modern Woman
Mary Cassatt: Modern Woman is the extensive, beautifully produced, coffee-table-size catalog of an exhibition of the same name at the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall of 1998. It is filled with 100 color plates and scores of other pictures, including Cassatt family snapshots, images of works by Cassatt's teachers and influential associates, postcards, and other related ...more
Hardcover, 376 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Art Inst of Chicago Museum Shop
(first published 1998)
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This is a big, heavy coffee-table book full of information about her life and process. It was a bit dry at times and for some reason I was a bit put off by how many examples of Degas' works were displayed. I understand their deep connection, but this was supposed to be a book about her. I suppose I was just eager to get to her beautiful paintings, and I was finally rewarded in the last several pages of the book. I've been blessed to see many of them on our travels and enjoyed a special exhibit i ...more