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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 38

    MARY CASSATT

    Nurse and Baby Bill (No. 2)(B. 109; Mathews & Shapiro 1)

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    MARY CASSATT
    Nurse and Baby Bill (No. 2)(B. 109; Mathews & Shapiro 1)
    soft-ground etching and aquatint in sepia, circa 1889, on Vanderley, a fine impression, Breeskin's second (final) state, with margins, the palest light- and mat staining, minor surface soiling, occasional handling and printing creases, the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image corner (slightly showing through), otherwise in good condition
    P. 8 5/8 x 5 7/16 in. (220 x 138 mm.)
    S. 13 3/8 x 9¼ in. (340 x 235 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. 109.
    Nancy Mowll Mathews and Barbara Shapiro, Mary Cassatt: The Color Prints, New York: Harry N. Abrams, and Williamstown, MA: Williams College Museum of Art, 1989, pp. 92-94, cat. 1.