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Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926

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1882

Soft-ground etching and aquatint on wove paper

Plate: 3 3/8 x 5 in. (8.6 x 12.7 cm)

Sheet: 6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (16.5 x 21 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisitions Fund and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2008.9.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, lower left: E. 463-(2); initialed, in graphite, lower center: R. H.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: [illeg.]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 45; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: RH [mongram; encircled] [Lugt. 2215b]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in red ink, lower right: ATELIER / ED. DEGAS [in oval] [Lugt 657]

Course History

ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015

ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012

Provenance

Edgar Degas (1834-1917), Lugt 657; probably Degas collection print sale: 47 (sold as La Songeuse, two states); sold to Durand-Ruel for 65 f.; Robert Hartshorne (died c. 1945), New York (Lugt 2215b); by descent in the family; Christies, New York, A Mary Cassatt Collection: Prints and Drawings from the Descendants of Robert Hartshorne, October 30, 2007, lot 22; purchased by Susan Schulman, Printseller (New York); sold to present collection, 2008.

Catalogue Raisonne

Breeskin (1948 & 1979): 67

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