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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 25

    MARY CASSATT

    Mrs. Cassatt Knitting, Profile View (B. 75)

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    Estimate

    MARY CASSATT
    Mrs. Cassatt Knitting, Profile View (B. 75)
    soft-ground etching, circa 1882, on Van Gelder, Breeskin's only state, with wide margins, surface soiling, two horizontal smudges in the left margin, small brown stains in the right margin, the deckle creased at the upper margin edge, hinge remains in places along the reverse of the margin edges, otherwise in good condition
    P. 5 5/8 x 4 3/8 in. (143 x 111 mm.)
    S. 12½ x 9 3/8 in. (318 x 239 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Edgar Degas (L. 657)
    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. 75.