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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 15


    Dressing by a Window (B. 35)

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    Dressing by a Window (B. 35)
    etching, circa 1881, on Arches laid paper, Breeskin's only state, with margins (deckle along the left and lower sides), pale light- and time staining, minor surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, a small area of glue remains at the upper right margin corner (just outside the platemark), a ½-in. tear at the upper left margin edge, a ¾-in. loss at the lower left margin corner, hinge and glue remains at the the reverse of the margin corners (with associated skinning), otherwise in good condition
    P. 9½ x 6 3/16 in. (241 x 157 mm.)
    S. 12 x 8½ in. (305 x 216 mm.)

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    Roger Marx (L. 417)
    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. 35.