Thursday, October 22, 2009

There's something about Mary Cassatt


Mini Cassatt, Mother and Child 
Oil with a palette knife on canvas paper
8" x 6"
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I painted this for an upcoming show that the Foxboro Art Association is sponsoring in January called Masquerade. Artists are asked to choose a painting by an artist they really like and do their own version of it. I chose this painting that was part of a wonderful Mary Cassatt exhibit I saw back in 1999 at the MFA in Boston. It has been awhile since I had done any more additions to my Mini Masters series and I forgot how much you can learn by doing an exercise like this. And it's even more challenging when you try to do it with a palette knife on a small scale. I think I might do some more!

3 comments:

Kim Morin Weineck said...

Do some more!
Do some more!

AutumnLeaves said...

So beautiful...Reminds me of when I held my own girls when they were little, and now my grandchildren...

Julie Vecchio, owner/operator said...

wow. There really is something about that Ann Gorbett. Awesome work!

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