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Arts Everyday Living: Mary Cassatt & Elizabeth Nourse–the Art of Maternal Love

  American artists Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) and Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938) both spent most of their careers in France, where they established a reputation for their moving interpretations of the mother and child theme. Yet, as you can see, their  approaches differed: Cassatt depicted middle and upper class subjects, utilizing an impressionistic style, while Nourse was […]

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