Head of Robert, Aged Seven

Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926



Drypoint and soft-ground etching on laid paper

Plate: 3 1/8 × 4 3/4 in. (7.9 × 12.1 cm)

Sheet: 7 × 9 1/4 in. (17.8 × 23.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right margin: Mary Cassatt; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Tête d'enfant

Exhibition History

Mary Cassatt: Friends and Family, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, June 14-October 26, 2008; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, November 21, 2008-January 25, 2009.

Mary Cassatt: Impressionist from Philadelphia, Sunrise Foundation, Charleston, West Virginia, June 4-September 4, 1983, no. 28.


Collected by Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York; given to present collection, in 1954, in memory of her son, Everett De Witt Egginton (1900-1925), Class of 1921.

Catalogue Raisonne

A.D. Breeskin, 1979, no. 40.

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