30 October 2007
Gardner Held by His Mother (B. 113)
drypoint, circa 1887, on laid paper with unidentified watermark, signed in pencil, with full margins, minor surface soiling (primarily at the sheet edges), occasional rippling and printing creases in the margins, a foxmark in the upper right margin, hinge remains at the reverse of the lower left and upper corners, otherwise in very good condition
P. 8¼ x 5½ in. (210 x 140 mm.)
S. 12¼ x 9 3/8 in. (311 x 239 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. 113.
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