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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 19

    MARY CASSATT

    Lydia Looking Toward the Right: Trees Beyond (B. 52)

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    MARY CASSATT
    Lydia Looking Toward the Right: Trees Beyond (B. 52)
    etching, circa 1881, on Van Gelder, Breeskin's only state, with full margins (deckle along three sides), the palest light- and time staining, minor surface soiling, R. Hartshorne's inkstamp at the reverse of the lower image edge (showing through), the paper partially split along the platemark, occasional soft handling creases, a few dark scuffs in the lower right margin, hinge and glue remains along the reverse of the left margin edge (associated skinning), otherwise in good condition
    P. 7¾ x 4 5/8 in. (197 x 118 mm.)
    S. 14½ x 11 in. (368 x 279 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. 52.