Tim Marlow TV - Waldemar Januszczak TV - Mary Cassatt -
Mary Cassatt is only one of a handful of women artists up to the beginning of the twentieth century who have managed to forge strong reputations in the male-dominated saga of art history. She was an American by birth but lived in France for sixty years who helped to develop the first great movement in modern art: Impressionism. Great Artists with Tim Marlow s1e25: Mary Cassatt, Sky Arts 2003
The Boating Party and pays distant but direct homage to a work produced by Manet. ibid.
Perhaps in homage to her own mother Cassatt explored more intently than ever the subject of mother and child. ibid.
She is a very important early great American artist, helping to build up a cultural momentum whose impact is still evident today ... She is a pioneering woman figure, one of a handful of woman artists before the twentieth century whose reputations were strong. ibid.
Another female painter who appeared in these shows – Mary Cassatt – was an American ... Look how spooky she is and psychological. Waldemar Januszczak, The Impressionists III: Painting and Revolution: Painting the People, BBC 2011
I am independent! I can live alone and I love to work. Mary Cassatt