Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926
Soft-ground etching and aquatint on wove paper
Plate: 3 3/8 × 5 in. (8.6 × 12.7 cm)
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (16.5 × 21 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisitions Fund and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Inscribed: in graphite, lower left: E. 463-(2); initialed, in graphite, lower center: R. H.; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: [indistinct]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 46; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower left: RH [monogram; encircled] [Lugt 2215b]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in red ink, lower right: ATELIER / ED. DEGAS [in oval] [Lugt 657]
ARTH 82, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2012
ARTH 16.2, Women in Art, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014
ARTH 83, History of Museums and Collecting, Joy Kenseth, Spring 2015
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, New York; sold to present collection, 2008.
Breeskin (1948 & 1979): 67
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