When most people think of the Impressionist painters, they think of European men. However, Mary Cassatt was an American-born woman who is regarded by many as the Impressionist who defined that movement. Readers learn about Cassatts artistic career and successes, which are remarkable for a time when women were t even allowed to attend art school. This text features some of Cassatts most famous works, including the portraits of women and children that defined her career. Readers learn about her artistic contemporaries, the artistic movements that influenced her work, and more. Informative sidebars complete the learning experience.