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Property from the Collection of DANNY KAYE and SYLVIA FINE KAYE
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926)

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Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926)

Study of the Baby for The Caress

signed Mary Cassatt, lower right--pastel on paper laid down on board mounted on stretcher
21 7/8 x 16 3/4in. (55.3 x 42.7cm.)

Provenance
M. Knoedler & Co, New York
Literature
A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors, and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 160, no. 392, illus.
Exhibited
Baltimore, Maryland, The Baltimore Museum of Art, 1936, no. 4

Lot Essay

Executed circa 1902, this pastel is a study for an important oil entitled The Caress in the National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.

This pastel will be included in the Cassatt Committee's revision of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin's catalogue raisonné of the works of Mary Cassatt.
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