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Mary Cassatt Quotes

Quotes by Mary Cassatt - (10 quotes)

Mary Cassatt - From the Conviction category:

Cezanne is one of the most liberal artists I have ever seen... he grants that everyone may be as honest and as true to nature from their convictions; he doesn't believe that everyone should see alike. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Freedom category:

I am independent! I can live and I love to work. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Gender category:

There's only one thing in life for a woman; it's to be a mother... A woman artist must be... capable of making primary sacrifices. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Imitation category:

It is as well not to have too great an admiration for your master's work. You will be in less danger of imitating him. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Insecurity category:

Sometimes it made him [Degas] furious that he could not find a chink in my armour, and there would be months when we just could not see each other, and then something I painted would bring us together again. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Joy category:

I have touched with a sense of art some people – they felt the love and the life. Can you offer me anything to compare to that joy for an artist? (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Masters category:

The first sight of Degas' pictures was the turning point of my artistic life. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Mentors category:

-on Pissarro...
He was such a professor that he could have taught stones to draw correctly. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Passion category:

If painting is no longer needed, it seems a pity that some of us are born into the world with such a passion for line and color. (Mary Cassatt)

Mary Cassatt - From the Patriotism category:

-to J. Alden Weir...
At some future time I shall see New York the artist's ground. I think you will create an American School. (Mary Cassatt)