First Major Cassatt Exhibit Since '70 Opens

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"Mary Cassatt: Pastels and Color Prints" opens at the National Collection of Fine Arts, the first major Cassatt exhibition since a 1970 show at the National Gallery of Art, and features 36 pastels and 14 color prints. Guidance for the exhibit is provided by NCFA consultant, Adelyn Breeskin.


  • Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme 1896-
  • Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Mary Cassatt: Pastels and Color Prints (Exhibition) (1978: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Torch, 2/1978, p. 5

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


February 24, 1978


  • Art
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Art objects

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