30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 16,000
Reading the Newspaper (No. 1) (B. 72)
etching, circa 1882, on laid paper with partial Arches watermark, Breeskin's second (final) state, signed in pencil, with margins, surface soiling, handling creases throughout (heavier in places), slight rippling, pinholes in the margin corners (1-in. from the image edge), a few moisture stains in the margins, a minute stain in the lower left margin, hinge and glue remains at the reverse of the upper margin corners (associated skinning and losses), otherwise in good condition
P. 5½ x 8¾ in. (140 x 222 mm.)
S. 10¾ x 14 7/8 in. (273 x 378 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. 72.
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