Mary Cassatt

1844 - 1926

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Mary Stevenson Cassatt (; May 22, 1844 – June 14, 1926) was an American painter and printmaker. She was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (now part of Pittsburgh's North Side), but lived much of her adult life in France where she befriended Edgar Degas and exhibited with the Impressionists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary Cassatt has received more than 1,504,324 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Mary Cassatt is the 141st most popular painter (up from 148th in 2019), the 348th most popular biography from United States (up from 368th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Painter.

Mary Cassatt was a painter who is most famous for her paintings of mothers and children.

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Among painters, Mary Cassatt ranks 141 out of 1,428Before her are Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Odilon Redon, Robert Campin, Theo van Gogh, Charles Le Brun, and Jan Brueghel the Elder. After her are Umberto Boccioni, Théodore Rousseau, James Ensor, André Derain, Robert Delaunay, and Pontormo.

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Among people born in 1844, Mary Cassatt ranks 15Before her are Henri Rousseau, Ilya Repin, Ludwig Boltzmann, Alexandra of Denmark, Umberto I of Italy, and Peter I of Serbia. After her are Pablo de Sarasate, Friedrich Ratzel, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among people deceased in 1926, Mary Cassatt ranks 13Before her are Emperor Taishō, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Camillo Golgi, Gertrude Bell, and Rudolph Valentino. After her are Emil Kraepelin, Aleksei Brusilov, Sunjong of Korea, Louise of Sweden, Symon Petliura, and Olga Constantinovna of Russia.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Cassatt ranks 348 out of 15,968Before her are Jerry Lewis (1926), Kurt Cobain (1967), Paul Auster (1947), Angelina Jolie (1975), Richard Bach (1936), and Charlie Parker (1920). After her are Sarah Vaughan (1924), Rachel Carson (1907), Joe Dassin (1938), Marvin Gaye (1939), Anthony Perkins (1932), and Henry Clay (1777).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Mary Cassatt ranks 4Before her are Jackson Pollock (1912), Edward Hopper (1882), and Man Ray (1890). After her are Margaret Keane (1927), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Norman Rockwell (1894), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Lyonel Feininger (1871), Joseph Kosuth (1945), and Grant Wood (1891).