No, she said. No. You will not disgrace your family with all that feminist nonsense.
Look at me: Don’t you think I am happy here?
But I am hanging on……Hanging on…..
A Woman and a Girl Driving, 1881, oil on canvas.
Mary Cassatt, 1844-1926, American. Philadelphia Art Museum.
Mary Cassatt, a Pennsylvanian, and the only American invited to join the ranks of the French Impressionists