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Mary Cassatt
Biography
1844
Born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania.
1858
Studies at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
1868
"Mandolin Player" is the first work to be accepted at the Salon.
1873
Debut exhibition in Philadelphia at Bailey & Co.
1879
Exhibits for the first time with the Impressionists in Paris.
1881
Art dealer, Paul Durand-Ruel becomes her agent.
1893
Major retrospective at Galeries Durand-Ruel, Paris.
1895
First solo exhibition in New York.
1906
"On the Balcony" is the first work to enter an American public collection.
1915
Suffers blindness from cataracts.
1926
Dies at Château Beaufresne, France at age 82.
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