30 October 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 32,200
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
The Mandolin Player (B. 130)
drypoint in umber, 1889, on laid paper, the seventh (final) state, signed in pencil, inscribed 'épreuve d'essai' (the edition was 25, Breeskin notes that Cassatt may have incorrectly inscribed prints later in life), with margins, minor surface soiling, a few foxmarks, the R. Hartshorne inkstamp at the reverse of the lower left image (slightly showing through), a ½-in. tear at the lower left margin corner, otherwise in good condition
P. 9¼ x 6 1/8 in. (235 x 156 mm.)
S. 13¾ x 8 3/8 in. (349 x 213 mm.)
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See note for lot 45.
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. 130.
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