Woman with a Pearl Necklace by Cassatt

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Philadelphia Museum of Art
published on 18 May 2022
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An 1879 oil on canvas, Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge, by Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), the American impressionist painter. In the 19th century, society still generally frowned upon women becoming artists, and so Cassatt, along with Berthe Morisot, certainly broke the rigid mould of convention, opening the door to future female artists. (Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA)

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Art, P. M. o. (2022, May 18). Woman with a Pearl Necklace by Cassatt. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15888/woman-with-a-pearl-necklace-by-cassatt/

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Art, Philadelphia Museum of. "Woman with a Pearl Necklace by Cassatt." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 18, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15888/woman-with-a-pearl-necklace-by-cassatt/.

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