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Mary Cassatt

(1844-1926)

 
 
Mary Cassatt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
1. Mary Cassatt Marker
Inscription. Born near here, Cassatt studied art in Europe. She lived in Paris, befriended by the Impressionist painter Degas. She was an innovative painter, printmaker, and etcher and is noted for her works depicting women and children.
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 26.967′ N, 80° 1.083′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegheny Avenue and Ridge Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Allegheny Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in Mary Cassatt Garden, inside an on-ramp to I-376. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Byers-Lyon House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Penn Snyder House (about 700 feet away); Nevin Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); 841 Lincoln Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calvary United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones Hall (approx. mile away); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
More about this marker. Paint on south
Mary Cassatt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
2. Mary Cassatt Marker
South face...paint is peeling from sign face.
face of marker is peeling.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mary Cassatt - The Complete Works. (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Mary Cassatt at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mary Cassatt - Behind the Marker. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Mary Cassatt Marker in Mary Cassatt Garden image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
3. Mary Cassatt Marker in Mary Cassatt Garden
Mary Cassatt - Selfportrait - Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY) image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. Mary Cassatt - Selfportrait - Metropolitan Museum of Art (NY)
Mary Cassatt Garden image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
5. Mary Cassatt Garden
Facing Southwest
Plaque dedicated to Barbara Ann Ruane image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
6. Plaque dedicated to Barbara Ann Ruane
Located inside Mary Cassatt Garden
Plaque dedicated to Barbara Ann Ruane image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2012
7. Plaque dedicated to Barbara Ann Ruane
A woman of great courage, who decorated this world-and every aspect of life-with beauty, joy and love. A patron of the arts and advocate for renowned Allegheny City-born Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt. She spread kindness and good will to human and animal alike. The beautiful love she shared will live on in those whose lives she touched.
We dedicate this Mary Cassatt Garden to the memory of Barbara on this 29th day of September 2007.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 9, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5, 6, 7. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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