30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,875
Mrs. Cassatt Sewing (B. 44)
soft-ground, etching and drypoint, 1881, on laid paper, a delicate impression, Breeskin's only state, signed in pencil within the image, with margins, surface soiling, several diagonal creases across the lower left margin corner (one across the image), a vertical crease in the upper right margin corner (extending into the image), a horizontal crease nearly the length of the paper (originating from the right center margin), a stain in the right margin (extending into the image, to the right of the signature), a few creases at the upper margin corners, a ¼-in. tear in the lower right margin corner, soiling on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
P. 8 3/8 x 6 1/8 in. (213 x 156 mm.)
S. 11¼ x 8 3/8 in. (286 x 213 mm.)
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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. 44.