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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 36


    The High Chair (B. 103)

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    The High Chair (B. 103)
    drypoint, 1889, on laid paper with Van Gelder coat of arms watermark, a fine impression with strong burr, Breeskin's only state, signed in pencil, with wide margins, the palest light- and mat staining, minor surface soiling, two 3-in. diagonal pressure marks at lower left in the image, occasional diagonal creasing, a ¾-in. split in the lower right margin below the signature (with associated skinning and losses), ¼-in. inclusion at the upper left margin corner, a few minute tears in places along the extreme upper and lower margin edges, a minute loss at the extreme upper right margin corner, black and orange Conté lines on the reverse, otherwise in good condition
    P. 6¾ x 5 1/8 in. (172 x 130 mm.)
    S. 11 1/8 x 8 3/8 in. (283 x 213 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. 103.