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Children's LiteratureMary Cassatt ( 1844-1926) painted at a time when it was frowned upon for a woman to work. Furthermore, she was an American, and critics thought little of American art. But, this remarkable woman studied abroad and was eventually accepted into the Paris Salons. She began to paint scenes of everyday life and became well known for her paintings of mothers with children. Mary was instrumental in showing the importance of women. Each page of the concise text is accompanied by a photograph on one of this remarkable woman's paintings or prints. The book is part of the "Masterpieces: Artists and Their Works" series and contains a table of contents, timeline, glossary, index, and internet sites. 2004, Bridgestone Books/Capstone Press, Ages 8 to 12.
— Laura Hummel