from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cassatt, Mary Stevenson 1844?-1926. American painter noted for her studies of mothers and their children, such as The Bath (1891-1892). She was associated with the French impressionists.


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  • Wall Street Journal, Fujitsu is planning to spend more than $1 billion on cloud computing-related businesses in the coming year and CA Technologies has been investing via acquisition with companies such as Cassatt, Nimsoft, NetQoS, 3Tera, Oblicore, Arcot and more.

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  • IT pros interested in private clouds will find an array of vendors with tools to build and manage them, from niche players such as Cassatt and Egenera to big names such as VMware.

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  • Beginning with three saccharine mother-and-child portraits by Mary Cassatt and some sculpture that likewise would have been better left out, there are too many indifferent works here to justify giving them so much valuable real estate.

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  • I may happen to think that a Rembrandt is an overblown compilation in dark, and would be happy with a lighter Cassatt.

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  • Since it resembles the dropcloth in a particularly messy kitchen remodel, I can only hope that my chances of acquiring a Cassatt are on the rise...

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  • In the next gallery suite, walls painted deep red hold portraits and genre paintings: Works by Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer and Mary Cassatt stand out, but portraits by the lesser-known Dennis Miller Bunker and Gari Melchers hold their own.

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  • Just as revealing is her positioning of Modigliani "at the end of a long line of masterful portraitists from Whistler and John Singer Sargent to Mary Cassatt and Cecilia Beaux," which, seemingly unbeknownst to the author, situates her subject squarely among second-tier artists.

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  • The 63 paintings in "An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art" are snapshots of American life as captured by masters like Winslow Homer his "Picking Flowers" is shown here and Mary Cassatt.

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  • Works by older artists whose example reverberated with Degas provide a context: paintings by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Eugène Delacroix, Francisco Goya and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, along with Japanese prints and a sampling of the efforts of the artist's friends and near-contemporaries, including Auguste Rodin, Pierre Renoir, Mary Cassatt and Gustave Caillebotte.

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  • *Painter Mary Cassatt wasn't exactly embraced by Paris; women had a tough row to hoe there as much as they would in the US.

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