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Portrait of the Artist

Mary Cassatt, 1878
Portrait of the Artist, Mary Cassatt
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Portrait of the Artist is an Impressionist Watercolor and Gouache Painting created by Mary Cassatt in 1878. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Self-portraits and Hats & Headwear. SourceDownload

One of only two known self portraits by Mary Cassatt. She sits in powerful asymmetry, with a wary gaze.

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