NYT Charts Friendship Between Mary Cassett and Edgar Degas

October 21st, 2019

A piece in the NYT looks at the friendship between Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, and how the pair’s shared interests and styles helped usher in a new era of art. “Degas was surrounded by Americans,” says historian Nancy Mowll Mathews. “He was someone who liked having people like him. He got them interested in his ideas. Cassatt was one of many who came into the Impressionist circle through Degas.” 

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