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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)

    Two Mothers and a Child in a Boat

    Price Realised  

    Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)
    Two Mothers and a Child in a Boat
    bears collection stamp 'Mathilde X' (lower left)
    watercolor on paper
    13¼ x 19¼ in. (33.7 x 48.9 cm.)
    Executed in 1910.


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    The present work is a preliminary study for Deux mères et leurs enfants en bateau, 1910, currently in the collection of Musée du Petit Palais, Paris.

    This watercolor will be included in the Cassatt Committee's revision of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin's catalogue raisonné of the works of Mary Cassatt.

    Provenance

    The artist.
    Mathilde Valet, the artist's maid, acquired from the above.
    Sale: Paris, Vente Mathilde X, 1931.
    Sotheby's, London, 22 June 2004, lot 422.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.