Mary Cassatt: A Brush with Independence (DVD)

Details Cassatt's (1844-1926) significant role in the changing of the art world and challenges like the depressions after the deaths of family members, which kept her from painting for years at a time. Mary Cassatt was also a driving force for women's suffrage and other issues of her day. Viewers are treated to footage of her paintings, and those of her friends and influences.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
Middle School (6-8)
TRC subject: 
19th Century (1866-1899)
20th Century (1900-1945)
Art Ed/Museum Ed
Artist Biography
Picturing America Resource
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