1 A portion of the image used on the cover of "End of the Line," a biography of Cassatt by Patricia Talbot Davis in 1978. It is the only biography of Alexander Cassatt.
2 Origin and date unknown
3 The beautiful bronze statue commissioned by the Pennsylvania Railroad and placed in Pennsylvania Station until it was unceremoniously dumped in a swamp in the New Jersey Meadowlands with all the other wonderful artifacts of Penn Station when it was torn down 1963-67. It was rescued and stored at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Cassatt's alma mater, and eventually given to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, where it currently resides.
4 Cassatt photo from "The World's Work" published in 1901
5 Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt
6 Mrs. Alexander (Lois) Cassatt, a portrait by Mary Cassatt. The two had no love for each other but Lois agreed to sit for this portrait.
7 A portrait currently in the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. From ExplorePAHistory.com
8 Cassatt portrait by Mary Cassatt
9 Cassatt inspecting the railroad c.1900
10 The Cassatt bronze statue in its place in the original Pennsylvania Station
11 Haunting image of the Cassatt bronze statue in the original Pennsylvania Station
12 A rare personal photo of Alexander and Lois Cassatt in their Cheswold summer home library, 1890. From brynmar.edu
13 Cassatt portrait from Smithsonian
14 Portrait of Alexander Cassatt and his son Robert Kelso (1885) by Mary Cassatt (1844-1926).
15 Mary Cassatt self-portrait 1880. Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926), sister of Alexander Johnston Cassatt, was an American impressionist painter who often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.
16 Mary Cassatt self-portrait c.1878
17 Mrs. Robert S. Cassatt, Alexander Cassatt's mother. A portrait by Mary Cassatt. This painting was exhibited for the first of five successive years at the Paris Salon in 1872. Became member of the Impressionist group in 1877, and exhibited with them 1879-1881 and 1886. Cassatt greatly admired Gustave Courbet, but was particularly allied with the Impressionists. Edgar Degas was her close friend and influenced her style in the late 1870's.