She’s mad with me because I told her: when I grow up I am going to be like Simone de Beauvoir and Gisèle Halimi

 

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?

 

 

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But I am hanging on……Hanging on…..

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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