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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 48

    MARY CASSATT

    Reflection (B. 131)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    Reflection (B. 131)
    drypoint in sepia, circa 1890, on Vanderley, a rich yet delicate impression with strong burr, Breeskin's fourth (final) state, (the edition was 25), signed in pencil, with full margins (deckle along three sides), minor surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, a few pale scattered foxmarks, a foxmark at the lower edge of the figure's skirt, the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image edge (slighty showing through), the palest time staining, hinge and glue remains at the reverse of the upper margin corners, otherwise in good condition
    P. 10 3/8 x 6 7/8 in. (264 x 175 mm.)
    S. 14 x 8¼ in. (356 x 210 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. 131.