30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
Denise Holding a Hand Mirror (B. 200)
drypoint, circa 1905, on A. Porcabeuf, a fine impression with strong burr and plate tone, Breeskin's only state, signed and initialed in pencil, with wide margins, minor surface soiling and occasional soft handling creases (primarily in the margins), a minute pale foxmark at the figures right wrist, areas of stronger soiling at the upper and lower right margin corners, otherwise in good condition
P. 7 3/8 x 5 1/16 in. (187 x 129 mm.)
S. 12¼ x 8 5/8 in. (311 x 220 mm.)
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Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
By descent to the present owner.
A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 200.
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