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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 28

    MARY CASSATT

    Elsie Holding a Cat and Looking to Right (B. 88)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    Elsie Holding a Cat and Looking to Right (B. 88)
    drypoint, circa 1884, on Lily Van Gelder, Breeskin's first state (of two), signed in pencil, with full margins, pale light-staining, scattered foxing (particularly in the upper right quadrant), otherwise in good condition
    P. 9 3/8 x 6¼ in. (239 x 159 mm.)
    S. 14¾ x 10 in. (375 x 254 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. 88.