30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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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.