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Essay: <em>The Child's Bath</em> by Mary Cassatt

Essay: The Child's Bath by Mary Cassatt

This essay focuses on The Child's Bath which is perhaps the best-known example of the theme for which Mary Cassatt is most famous: mother and child. Completed seven years after the final Impressionist exhibition, it displays bolder abstract tendencies than many of her earlier works.

19th century, American, children, families, painting, women
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