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Woman Reading (1879) by Mary Cassatt

Original price $99.00
Original price $99.00 - Original price $1,427.00
Original price $99.00
Current price $69.30
$69.30 - $998.90
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Mary Cassatt's "Woman Reading": A Poetic Interlude of Solitude, Light, and Modernity

Step into the world of Mary Cassatt's iconic painting, "Woman Reading" (1879), where a young woman is immersed in the serene solitude of reading. This captivating masterpiece, now beautifully recreated on high-quality canvas, invites you to savor the tranquility and elegance of a stolen moment.

Cassatt's Mastery: Capturing Light and Mood with Delicate Brushwork

Cassatt's exceptional brushwork in "Woman Reading" illuminates the scene with a soft, ethereal glow. Her light, impressionistic strokes capture the interplay of light and shadow, creating a sense of intimacy and serenity. The warm, golden hues of the room contrast with the cooler tones of the woman's dress, enhancing the painting's visual depth.

A Woman of Leisure: Symbolism and Meaning

The woman's posture and surroundings suggest a life of leisure and contemplation. She is comfortably seated in a plush armchair, engrossed in her book. Her elegant attire and the exquisite furnishings hint at her privileged status. Through this portrayal, Cassatt offers a glimpse into the domestic lives of women in the late 19th century.

Modern Influences: Impressionism and Its Legacy

"Woman Reading" is a testament to Cassatt's affiliation with the Impressionist movement. The painting's focus on capturing a fleeting moment, its use of natural light, and its emphasis on color and texture are all hallmarks of Impressionism. Cassatt's unique style, however, sets her apart, as she combines the movement's techniques with a more refined and elegant aesthetic.

A Sense of Solitude: Introspection and the Power of Reading

Despite the depiction of a woman in a comfortable setting, "Woman Reading" conveys a palpable sense of solitude. The woman's solitary figure, her distant gaze, and the absence of any other person in the room create an atmosphere of quiet contemplation. Cassatt invites viewers to reflect on the power of reading to transport us to other worlds and provide a sanctuary from the bustling world outside.

Experience the Masterpiece in Your Own Space

This exquisite canvas print faithfully captures the beauty and tranquility of Cassatt's original. "Woman Reading" will bring a touch of sophistication and serenity to your home, inviting you to pause and appreciate the simple pleasures of a stolen moment immersed in the written word.

Let Mary Cassatt's "Woman Reading" inspire you to seek moments of solitude, embrace the transformative power of reading, and appreciate the beauty in the quiet corners of life.

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Premium Prints, Designed To Last Generations

Fade-Resistant Canvas
Our archival grade canvas is a poly-cotton blend that resists fading and ensures lasting beauty for generations. Guaranteed.

Hand Stretched For Superior Quality
Using traditional methods, we meticulously stretch each artwork by hand to ensure a durable, clean and refined finish.

100+ Year Color Guarantee
Advanced printing methods guarantee vibrant colors that last for decades, ensuring timeless artworks that captivate for generations.

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Arrives Ready to Hang
Enjoy effortless installation with our pre-installed sawtooth hangers allowing you to showcase your new masterpiece with ease.

Custom Sizes & Colors Available
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Feature Details
Type Giclee Art Print
Canvas material Archival-grade polycotton-mix canvas
Stretched? Hand-stretched over kiln-dried pine stretcher bars
Ready to hang? Yes
Product Warranty Lifetime warranty
Color Guarantee 100+ years color warranty
Returns Free returns for 90 days
Production time Shipped within 3 business days
Custom size available? Yes, contact us at