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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 39

    MARY CASSATT

    The Crocheting Lesson (B. 178)

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    MARY CASSATT
    The Crocheting Lesson (B. 178)
    drypoint, circa 1902, on D & C Blauw laid paper, second (final) state, signed in pencil, numbered 5/50, published by Estampes Nouvelles, Paris, with their blindstamp (Lugt 886), with full margins, pale light-, mat and time staining, pale scattered foxing, a horizontal crease at the center (common to the edition), a small hole in the lower skirt and another in the upper right margin, minor surface soiling and a few small accretions in places at the sheet edges, hinge and glue remains at the upper sheet corners (with associated discoloration), hinge and tape remains in places at the reverse of the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
    P. 17 3/8 x 10½ in. (441 x 267 mm.)
    S. 18¾ x 14 5/8 in. (476 x 372 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund