Mother and Child with a Rose Scarf

Mary Cassatt American

Not on view

Cassatt painted this picture toward the end of her career, and she completed a number of studies and sketches before she arrived at her final composition. The figures, although posed asymmetrically, form a pyramid in the classical manner. The interplay of vertical and horizontal lines in the background maintains the symmetry.

Mother and Child with a Rose Scarf, Mary Cassatt (American, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1844–1926 Le Mesnil-Théribus, Oise), Oil on canvas, American

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