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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 52

    MARY CASSATT

    Quietude (B. 139)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    Quietude (B. 139)
    drypoint, circa 1891, on Vanderley, a rich impression with fine, delicate lines, Breeskin's fifth (final) state, with full margins (deckle along all four sides), minor surface soiling, occasional foxing, rippling throughout, the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image (slightly showing through), the palest mat staining, a short crease at the lower left margin corner, hinge and glue remains along the reverse of the right margin edge (with associated skinning, showing through), pale scattered foxing on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
    P. 10¼ x 6 7/8 in. (260 x 175 mm.)
    S. 13 7/8 x 8 3/16 in. (352 x 208 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Alfred Beurdeley (L. 421)
    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. 139.