Mary Cassatt, 1878 - Little Girl in a Blue Armchair - fine art print

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The modern art painting called "Little Girl in a Blue Armchair" was made by the American artist Mary Cassatt in 1878. The more than 140 year-old original version measures the size of 89,5 x 129,8 cm (35 1/4 x 51 1/8 in) and was painted with the techinque oil on canvas. What is more, this artpiece belongs to the digital art collection of National Gallery of Art, which is located in Washington D.C., United States of America. We are happy to reference that this artpiece, which is in the public domain is included with courtesy of National Gallery of Art, Washington.: . Further, the alignment of the digital reproduction is in landscape format and has a side ratio of 3 : 2, which means that the length is 50% longer than the width. Mary Cassatt was a painter, graphic artist, printmaker from United States, whose style can be classified as Impressionism. The Impressionist painter was born in the year 1844 in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States, neighborhood and passed away at the age of 82 in the year 1926.

Artwork information from the museum (© - by National Gallery of Art - National Gallery of Art)

Little Girl in a Blue Armchair stands as a testament to the newly formed relationship between Mary Cassatt and the impressionists, and to her assimilation of a freer style of painting. With a limited palette and vibrant brushstroke, she created a dynamic interplay of forms that is echoed in this captured moment between rest and play.

Light enters the picture through the French doors in the background and enlivens the texture and pattern of the inanimate objects in the room. The tilted picture plane draws attention to the haphazard arrangement of the four large, blue chairs, and the brownish-gray floor in between them is painted with an energetic brushwork that gives it a life of its own. In contrast, the little girl—flopped on a chair in a moment of boredom or exhaustion—and the small dog are in a state of utter repose.

Cassatt reworked the painting with the help of her friend Edgar Degas and exhibited it along with 10 other paintings in her debut exhibition with the impressionists in 1879.

Background data about the original artpiece

Artwork title: "Little Girl in a Blue Armchair"
Artwork classification: painting
Umbrella term: modern art
Temporal classification: 19th century
Year of creation: 1878
Artwork age: more than 140 years
Painted on: oil on canvas
Size of the original artpiece: 89,5 x 129,8 cm (35 1/4 x 51 1/8 in)
Museum / location: National Gallery of Art
Museum location: Washington D.C., United States of America
Website of the museum: National Gallery of Art
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: National Gallery of Art, Washington

The artist

Artist: Mary Cassatt
Aliases: Cassatt Mary Stevenson, Cassatt Mary, cassat mary, m. cassatt, cassatt mary, Mary Cassatt, Mary Stevenson Cassatt, Cassatt, קאסאט מארי
Gender of the artist: female
Nationality: American
Professions of the artist: painter, graphic artist, printmaker
Country of the artist: United States
Classification: modern artist
Art styles: Impressionism
Age at death: 82 years
Born: 1844
Place of birth: Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny county, Pennsylvania, United States, neighborhood
Died in the year: 1926
Place of death: Le Mesnil-Theribus, Hauts-de-France, France

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  • Print on glossy acrylic glass (with real glass coating on top): A glossy print on acrylic glass, which is sometimes labelled as a UV print on plexiglass, transforms an artwork into brilliant home decoration. The major upside of a plexiglass fine art copy is that contrasts and granular painting details become visible with the help of the granular gradation. The real glass coating protects your selected art replica against sunlight and heat for between 40-60 years.
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The product details

Print product type: fine art reproduction
Reproduction: digital reproduction
Production method: digital printing
Manufacturing: Germany
Type of stock: on demand production
Intended usage: home décor, art reproduction gallery
Alignment of the artwork: landscape format
Aspect ratio: 3 : 2
Image ratio meaning: the length is 50% longer than the width
Available product materials: poster print (canvas paper), metal print (aluminium dibond), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating)
Canvas on stretcher frame (canvas print) options: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31", 150x100cm - 59x39"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) sizes: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Poster print (canvas paper) variants: 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Aluminium print size variants: 30x20cm - 12x8", 60x40cm - 24x16", 90x60cm - 35x24", 120x80cm - 47x31"
Art print framing: not available

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