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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 55

    MARY CASSATT

    Gathering Fruit: preparatory drawing (see B. 157; B. CR 822)

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    MARY CASSATT
    Gathering Fruit: preparatory drawing (see B. 157; B. CR 822)
    drawing in pencil and charcoal, circa 1893, on wove paper, signed in pencil, the full sheet, soiling at the sheet edges, rubbing in places, a few tears at the sheet corners (some with associated paper loss), otherwise in good condition
    S. 17 x 12 in. (432 x 305 mm.)


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    Provenance

    [Durand-Ruel, Paris & New York]
    Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors, and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 276, no. 822, illustrated.
    see A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 157.