The location for this lecture has changed. Please note that this course lecture will take place in Remis Auditorium, although tickets state the location as “Alfond Auditorium.” We apologize for any inconvenience.

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Eugénie Prendergast Senior Curator and Lecturer Emerita, Williams College Museum of Art

As the Impressionists matured, they gravitated toward more abstract styles and monumental subject matter. Examine Cassatt’s experimentation with Asian-inspired prints and her rethinking of portrayals of the traditional mother and child to reflect a modern sensibility.

Ticket Information

Individual sessions: members, $28, nonmembers, $35.
To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.



Above: Mary Stevenson Cassatt, The Bath (detail), about 1891. 63.310. Drypoint, soft ground etching and aquatint in color. Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen.