Provides a brief, close-up look at the life and work of Mary Cassatt, plus three art lessons that focus on her impressionist style. These lessons reinforce the techniques and skills that the artist used, and students will experience hands-on learning. The art lessons include LEARNING TO MEASURE A PERSON (nine minutes); USING THE MEASUREMENT TO DRAW PEOPLE (twelve minutes); DRAWING PEOPLE ON GRAPHITE Paper (fifteen minutes).
Middle School (6-8)
Late Nineteenth Century (1866-1899)
Early Nineteenth Century (1800-1865)
Picturing America Resource