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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, 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 1,616,151 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Mary Cassatt is the 114th most popular painter (up from 141st in 2019), the 262nd most popular biography from United States (up from 348th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 114 out of 1,421Before her are Ivan Aivazovsky, Simone Martini, Antonio da Correggio, Giorgio de Chirico, Bronzino, and Annibale Carracci. After her are Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Gustave Moreau, Umberto Boccioni, Apelles, Arnold Böcklin, and Mark Rothko.

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Among people born in 1844, Mary Cassatt ranks 16Before her are Henri Rousseau, Ludwig Boltzmann, Peter I of Serbia, Umberto I of Italy, Alexandra of Denmark, and Friedrich Ratzel. After her are Klas Pontus Arnoldson, Pablo de Sarasate, Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Menelik II, Muhammad Ahmad, and Friedrich Miescher. Among people deceased in 1926, Mary Cassatt ranks 11Before her are Harry Houdini, Emperor Taishō, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Felix Dzerzhinsky, and Camillo Golgi. After her are Emil Kraepelin, Sunjong of Korea, Gertrude Bell, Rudolph Valentino, Symon Petliura, and Aleksei Brusilov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mary Cassatt ranks 262 out of 18,182Before her are George Westinghouse (1846), Oliver Hardy (1892), Gwyneth Paltrow (1972), John Dillinger (1903), Nina Simone (1933), and Christopher Lloyd (1938). After her are B.B. King (1925), Robert Peary (1856), Margaret Mitchell (1900), Leonard Bernstein (1918), John Quincy Adams (1767), and Claude Shannon (1916).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Mary Cassatt ranks 2Before her are Jackson Pollock (1912). After her are Edward Hopper (1882), Georgia O'Keeffe (1887), Man Ray (1890), Margaret Keane (1927), Norman Rockwell (1894), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Robert Rauschenberg (1925), Joseph Kosuth (1945), Grandma Moses (1860), and Lyonel Feininger (1871).