The Boating Party is one of the most famous paintings by American-born artist Mary Cassatt, who lived in France for most of her career. In this Moment in Art History, we’ll explore why Cassatt often painted mothers and their children and some of the other elements that may have influenced the piece.
Artwork seen in the background:
Landscapes by Shalece Fiack – https://art.xanadugallery.com/collections/shalece-fiack
Stone and Steel Sculptures by Charles Adams and Thomas Widhalm – https://art.xanadugallery.com/collections/charles-adams-and-thomas-widhalm
Portions of the script for this video were sourced from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boating_Party