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A two-toned green and white book. The cover features a famous painting of Mary Cassatt's Self Portrait. The title, "A Short Biography of Mary Cassatt" is written above the image.

A Short biography of Mary Cassatt


Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) was an American painter known for insightful and appealing images of women and children. Her work is beautiful and sensitive; Cassatt used her art to break ground in a male dominated field. She actively supported the Women's Suffrage Movement, sending a message of strong, intellectual women from her canvas. The Short Biographies series from Applewood's Benna Books imprint features short, intriguing, and entertaining biographies of world-renowned figures. Each beautiful hardcover book includes an interesting retelling of a single person's life, suitable for young adults and adults alike. These little gems will become beloved souvenirs of a favorite artist or a memorable trip to a museum.

Hardcover, 32 Pages