Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.166.
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844 ‚Äì1926) was an American painter and printmaker born in Pennsylvania but who lived much of her life in France, where she befriended Edgar Degas and exhibited with the Impressionists. She was described by Gustave Geffroy as one of “les trois grandes dames” (the three great ladies) of Impressionism alongside Marie Bracquemond and Berthe Morisot.