About the Artwork

The suite of ten color prints that Cassatt created between 1890 and 1891 has been hailed as the artist's finest work in any medium. For these prints Cassatt adapted certain novel elements of style from Japanese color woodcuts, such as skewed perspectives, firm outlines, and decorative patterns. Even the demure gesture seen here—that of an envelope brought to the lips to be sealed—derives from Japanese prints that show a geisha biting a handkerchief flirtatiously.

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About Our Products


This Art on Demand Store is your exclusive source for reproductions authorized and available for purchase directly from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. All items that are offered are produced using gallery quality materials and the color is managed in a manner that produces a reproduction as true to the original as technology will allow.


Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. In addition, new works are continually added to the offering so make sure to come back and see the new releases.


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As always, members will receive their discount for all transactions processed through our Art on Demand Store. Simply enter your member id during the checkout process and your discount will be applied.