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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 50

    MARY CASSATT

    The Mirror (B. 136)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    The Mirror (B. 136)
    drypoint, circa 1891, on laid paper (with partial JW watermark), an experimental impression, Breeskin's first state (of seven), signed in pencil, annotated 'No. 125,' with full margins, rippling throughout, surface soiling (primarily in the margins), a diagonal crease at the lower left corner (affecting the margin and image), stray printing ink and fingerprints in the upper right margin, pale time staining, otherwise in good condition
    P. 8 7/8 x 6 5/8 in. (225 x 168 mm.)
    S. 10¾ x 8 5/8 in. (273 x 220 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
    By descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 136.