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MotherAndChild_TheMET(4)

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) Detail from: Mother and Child (The Oval Mirro) Ca. 1899 Oil on canvas Here, Cassatt underscored the importance of the maternal bond by evoking religious art. The woman’s adoring look and the boy’s sweet face and contrapposto stance suggest Italian Renaissance images of the Virgin and Child, a connection reinforced by the…