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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 11


    The Bouquet (B. 19)

    Price Realised  


    The Bouquet (B. 19)
    soft-ground etching and aquatint, circa 1880, on Arches, Breeskin's third (final) state, with full margins, surface soiling (particularly in the margins), R. Hartshorne's inkstamp at the reverse of the lower right image (slightly showing through), pale mat and time staining, a stain at the upper right margin edge, a small tear at the center right margin edge, paper loss at the upper left margin edge, glue remains along the reverse of the right margin edge, soiling on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
    P. 11 1/8 x 8½ in. (283 x 216 mm.)
    S. 17¼ x 12¼ in. (438 x 311 mm.)

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    Alfred Beurdeley (L. 421)
    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. 19.