Girl Arranging Her Hair

By Mary Cassat SKU:45398

Mary Cassatt's 'Girl Arranging Her Hair' is a truly special painting created in 1886. This captivating artwork showcases Cassatt's mastery in portraying intimate moments of women's lives. The painting depicts a young woman engrossed in the act of arranging her hair, offering a glimpse into the private realm of femininity. Cassatt's attention to detail, particularly in capturing the play of light and shadow, brings a sense of depth and realism to the scene. 'Girl Arranging Her Hair' is a testament to Cassatt's ability to elevate everyday moments into extraordinary works of art, celebrating the beauty and grace of women in a profound and mesmerizing way.

48 cm

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Title: “”Mary Cassatt – Girl Arranging Her Hair””

Year Painted: 1886

Mary Cassatt, an American Impressionist painter, created the masterpiece “”Girl Arranging Her Hair”” in 1886. This painting holds a significant place in art history due to its captivating portrayal of a young woman engaged in a private and intimate act.

In this exquisite artwork, Cassatt employs her signature style of Impressionism, characterized by loose brushwork and a keen attention to light and color. The scene depicts a young girl, situated in front of a mirror, arranging her hair. The composition is meticulously crafted, with the figure gracefully positioned and bathed in soft, natural light. The delicate brushstrokes capture the subtle movement and texture of the girl’s hair, emphasizing the intimacy of the moment.

Cassatt’s choice to depict a private act like hair arrangement is remarkable. During the late 19th century, such personal activities were rarely depicted in art, particularly when executed by women. Cassatt’s portrayal challenges societal norms by presenting a moment of self-care and introspection typically reserved for the privacy of women’s spaces. By capturing this intimate act, Cassatt offers a glimpse into the everyday lives of women during that era, celebrating their agency and autonomy.

The painting’s significance also lies in its contribution to the Impressionist movement. Mary Cassatt was one of the few women artists who achieved recognition during a time when the art world was predominantly male-dominated. Her exploration of everyday life, particularly women’s experiences, helped redefine the boundaries of traditional subject matter. “”Girl Arranging Her Hair”” exemplifies Cassatt’s ability to infuse the mundane with a sense of beauty and meaning, reflecting the Impressionist goal of capturing fleeting moments and subjective experiences.

Today, “”Girl Arranging Her Hair”” is cherished as an iconic piece within Cassatt’s body of work. It serves as a testament to her artistic talent, as well as her commitment to portraying the lives of women in a nuanced and authentic manner. The painting invites viewers to appreciate the beauty in everyday actions and serves as a reminder of the importance of valuing and honoring women’s experiences.

Mary Cassatt’s “”Girl Arranging Her Hair”” is an extraordinary painting that not only showcases the artist’s mastery of the Impressionist style but also challenges societal norms of its time. Its enduring relevance lies in its ability to capture the essence of a private moment, offering a glimpse into the lives of women in the late 19th century. The painting continues to inspire and resonate with audiences, asserting Mary Cassatt’s rightful place as a pioneering female artist in art history.

Original size:
62.5 x 75.1 cm (width x height)
Art style:
Minimal order width:
40 cm
Maximum order width:
122 cm

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