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Title Mary Cassatt [videorecording] : a brush with independence / a production of WETA, Washington DC ; producer/director, Jackson Frost ; writer, Norman Allen.

Imprint [United States] : Home Vision Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    CASS MC    Available
Description 1 videodisc (57 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on an exhibition organized by the Art Institute of Chicago in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Performer Anne Archer, narrator.
Summary The extraordinary story of a woman who defied tradition, a painter whose work captivated Edgar Degas, and the only American asked to join the French Impressionists. Best remembered for her tender yet unsentimental depictions of mothers and children, Cassatt was also a driving force for women's suffrage and other issues of her day.
System Details DVD, taped in HDTV.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926
Women painters -- United States -- Biography
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Frost, Jackson
Allen, Norman
Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Art Institute of Chicago
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Brush with independence
ISBN 0780024877
Standard No. 037429164525

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