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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) b. America


“I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up.” - http://womenshistory.about.com/od/quotes/a/mary_cassatt.htm

Media emphasis: painter

Art movement(s): Impressionism

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, emphasis, movement, value

Helpful links: http://www.marycassatt.org/

Cassatt - Breakfast in Bed
Cassatt - Lydia with Pearl Necklace
Cassatt - Roman Girl Smiling
Cassatt - The Conversation
Cassatt - Self Portrait



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