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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 32

    MARY CASSATT

    En déshabillé (B. 95)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    En déshabillé (B. 95)
    drypoint, circa 1889, on laid paper, Breeskin's only state, signed in pencil, annotated 'no. 1', with margins, pale uneven staining, five minute stains at lower left (one affecting the image), minor surface soiling, extremely pale scattered foxing, occasional handling creases, two 1-in. areas of skinning at the reverse of the upper left and right margin edges (with associated hinge remains and some losses), blue paper remains in places at the reverse of the extreme right sheet edge, the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image (twice, slightly showing through), otherwise in good condition
    P. 7 3/8 x 5½ in. (187 x 140 mm.)
    S. 13 3/8 x 9½ in. (340 x 241 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. 95.