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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 63

    MARY CASSATT

    Woman Posed with Hand at Back of Head (B. 217)

    Price Realised  

    MARY CASSATT
    Woman Posed with Hand at Back of Head (B. 217)
    drypoint, 1910, on Arches, a sensitive and atmospheric impression with strong burr, Breeskin's only state, with full margins, surface soiling, occasional creasing in the margins, pale time staining, otherwise in good condition, annotated in pencil on the reverse 'jeune femme accoudé' (presumably by the artist)
    P. 12 1/8 x 9¼ in. (308 x 235 mm.)
    S. 17¼ x 12 1/8 in. (438 x 308 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. 217.