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  • Parijs 1865 - 1894
    Together with fellow student Eliza Haldeman. Initially for study, but Cassatt continued to hang in France for the rest of her life, holding Philadelphia as a residence and considering herself as a full-blooded American. 1866: lesson from Charles Chaplin, who gave special training for women; also a lesson from Jean Léon Gérôme. 1868: first work accepted by the 'Salon', where she would regularly exhibit until 1876; In 1877, Cassatt befriended Edgar Degas, who invited her to exhibit with the Impressionists for the first time; 1878: intensive friendship with Camille Pissarro; 1879: beginning of close friendship with Berthe Morisot; 1881: the famous Parisian gallery owner Durand-Ruel begins to exhibit the work of Cassat; 1890: after a visit to an exhibition of Japanese printmaking, intensifying her own graphic work.
  • Barbizon 1868
  • Rome 1870 - 1871
    traveling with her mother, but forced to return to Philadelphia by the French-pruisch war; 1871: return to Europe
  • Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) 1871
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1872
    stay of four months
  • Giverny 1892
    visit to Claude Monet
  • Le Mesnil-Théribus 1894 - 1926
    Cassatt bought an estate here, le Château de Beaufresne, where she (almost completely blind in 1925) died on June 14, 1926.
  • Egypte 1910 - 1911
  • Grasse (Frankrijk) 1914 - 1918
    During the First World War, Cassat spent most of her time in Grasse.
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure study (main subject), genre, landscape (as genre), portrait, child portrait
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Impressionism
Entered on: 1991-12-02; Modification on: 2018-06-25

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