Related Objects
Current Location:
Flat File 01 -> Drawer 3 (FF)
Location Notes:
FF; Drawer 3

“‘The Barefoot Child, 1897“ by Mary Cassat

Artwork
Identifier:
2015.59.57
Artist:
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster image of original 1897 pastel on paper
Date:
2001
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26 in Width: 19 in
Description:
Woman holding a barefoot child in a white dress.
Historical Context:
Mary Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker from Pennsylvania. Cassatt lived most of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and eventually was exhibited among the Impressionists. She was known for her images of the social and private lives of women, with a particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.