30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 16,000
Mother Berthe Holding Her Child (B. 126)
drypoint, circa 1889, on Japon, Breeskin's second (final) state, signed in pencil, with full margins, pale light- and mat staining, minor surface soiling (particularly at the sheet edges), the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image (showing through), rubbing in the center right margin (along the platemark), some creasing at the margin corners, otherwise in good condition
P. 9 3/8 x 6¼ in. (239 x 159 mm.)
S. 13 3/8 x 9¼ in. (340 x 235 mm.)
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Roger Marx (L. 2229)
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. 126.
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