Head of a Woman

Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926

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about 1901

Pastel on tan wove paper

Sheet: 15 9/16 x 11 3/4 in. (39.6 x 29.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ada and William Preston Harrison

D.940.55

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

SART 15, Drawing I, Karol Kawiaka, Fall 2014

ARTH 7, Paris in the Nineteenth Century, Kristin O'Rourke, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Drawings at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-November 27, 1988.

19th Century American Drawings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-October 31, 1976.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 230.

Provenance

Ada Sanberg Harrison (1885-1947) and William Preston Harrison (1869-1940), Los Angeles, California; given to present collection, 1940.

Catalogue Raisonne

A. D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors, and Drawings, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1970, p. 281, no. 842.

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