American painter who exhibited with the Impressionists.
Autograph Letter Signed, two pages, oblong small octavo, [Paris, May 21, 1914]. In English, on her imprinted correspondence card measuring 5 3/8 inches wide by 3 5/8 inches high, to Dear Miss Hester. With the original envelope.
“Can you bring your work to me some morning about 9-? I have only returned to Paris from the South, about a week & have been very busy since after an absence of six months. I shall not be here very long as I expect my family in ten days & we will go to the country at once- I hope you have made good progress since I saw you.”
With success and maturity, Mary Cassatt became more diplomatic and less blunt in her opinions. She also became a role model for young American artists who sought her advice which may be the purpose of Miss Hester’s visit.
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