Mary Cassatt: Mrs. Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren (1880)

  Cassatt’s nieces and nephew Eddie (eleven), Elsie (five), and Katherine (called Sister, nine) crowd around their grandmother as she reads fairy tales from a bright red book. Mary’s mother was often called upon to be a conspirator in getting children to pose attentively for her daughter and perhaps often brought out the fairy tales…

Anna Boch: Woman in Landscape (1890)

Happy birthday, dear one! You will always be a part of every lovely landscape.   Happy birthday, dear one!   You will always be a part of every lovely landscape.   Woman in Landscape – Anna Boch, 1890 Belgian, 1848-1936 Oil on canvas, Source: huariqueje