In 1914, the technique that she had adopted in impressionism gained recognition as she was awarded Gold medal for her contribution in the technique.
Edgar Degas and the Japanese form of art influenced her initial poses in her paintings when lines had been introduced in her pieces, and motion incorporated to bring life into her paintings (Brill, 87). The major themes that she captured in her work were that of the feminine features. Most of her paintings were full of scenes of mothers and their daughters. Through impressionism, she managed to depict these images vividly and establish a use of color to bring interest among her viewers. Some of her famous works include “The loge” and “cup of tea.” Apart from the impressionistic movement, her love for the Japanese prints contributed to her development of intricate patterns in her work.
Mary Cassatt was a dominant member of the impressionism movement. Though not recognized as an established impressionist, her works led to the spread of the movement, especially in America. Her studies that depicted mothers and children suggested she was a female