Mary Stevenson Cassatt was an American painter and printmaker. She lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. Painting is titled ''Children Playing With a Cat''
AMERICAN FAMILY PORTRAIT OIL ON CANVAS, H W family portrait of mother with young children: boy with hoop and girl toying with mother's monocle. The mother holds a military hat to signify they are possibly in mourning.