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 College: Gift of Mrs. Hersey Egginton in memory of her son, Everett Egginton, Class of 1921



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


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

Exhibition History

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

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.


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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