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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 60

    MARY CASSATT

    The Party Dress (B. 191)

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    Estimate

    MARY CASSATT
    The Party Dress (B. 191)
    drypoint, 1904, on A. Porcabeuf, a soft yet rich impression, Breeskin's first state (of two), signed and initialed in pencil, with full margins (deckle along two sides), the palest light-staining, minor surface soiling, a few horizontal printing creases in the image, occasional handling creases, soiling at the lower right margin corner, otherwise in good condition
    P. 8 3/16 x 5 7/8 in. (208 x 149 mm.)
    S. 12 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (308 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. 191.