30 October 2007
Baby's Lullaby (B. 110)
drypoint, circa 1887, on J Whatman dated '1862,' Breeskin's second (final) state, signed in pencil, with full margins (deckle along all sides), minor surface soiling, occasional soft handling creases, pale uneven staining in the margins, the palest time staining, glue remains at the reverse of the upper right margin corner, otherwise in good condition
P. 6¼ x 6 5/16 in. (159 x 135 mm.)
S. 13¾ x 9¾ in. (349 x 248 mm.)
Robert Hartshorne, New Jersey (L. 2215b)
By descent to the present owner.
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A.D. Breeskin, The Graphic Work of Mary Cassatt, New York, 1979, cat. 110.
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