Nude Child

Artist: Mary Cassatt
Style: Japonism
Genre: genre painting
Date: 1891
Copyright: Public domain

In her clear-headed treatment of mothers and infants, Cassatt was, for her time, entirely alone. "The bunch of English and French daubers have put them in such stupid and pretentious poses!" complained the critic J.-K. Huysmans, contrasting them with Cassatt's "irreproachable pearls of Oriental sweetness."