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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 3

    MARY CASSATT

    Standing Nude (B. 8)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    Standing Nude (B. 8)
    soft-ground etching, circa 1879, on Arches, Breeskin's only state, with full margins, minor surface soiling, rippling throughout, pressure marks and printing creases in the margins, mat staining along the lower right margin edge, pale time staining, hinge remains in places at the reverse of the margin edges, otherwise in good condition
    P. 10 7/8 x 7 in. (276 x 178 mm.)
    S. 17 x 12 3/8 in. (432 x 314 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Edgar Degas (L. 657)
    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. 8.