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    Sale 2085

    A Mary Cassatt Collection: Prints and Drawings from the Descendants of Robert Hartshorne

    30 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 29

    MARY CASSATT

    Baby and Nurse Reclining (B. 91)

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    Estimate

    MARY CASSATT
    Baby and Nurse Reclining (B. 91)
    drypoint, circa 1886, on Britannia Lifeline, Breeskin's only state, signed with initials in pencil, with irregular margins, minor surface soiling, a few foxmarks, a spot of stray printing ink in the upper margin, a few nicks and small tears at the left margin edge, hinge remains along the reverse of the right sheet edge, otherwise in good condition
    P. 7¾ x 5 7/8 in. (197 x 149 mm.)
    S. 13 7/8 x 8 in. (352 x 203 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 91.