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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


Fine Arts
Elementary, High School, Middle School
Art from Many Places, Art Traditions of the United States, Learning about America through Art

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