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Mary Cassatt

An Impressionist painter best known for mother and child compositions and also for color prints, based on Japanese woodblock techniques and that combined drypoint, etching, and aquatint. Was recognized by the turn of the century as one of the preeminent painters both the U.S. and France, which became her permanent home. Most of her life was spent in France, where she was greatly influenced by great French contemporaries, particularly Manet and Degas, whose friendship and esteem she enjoyed.

Historical Marker commemorating Mary Cassatt located at Allegheny and Ridge Avenues, North Side, Pittsburgh.