30 October 2007
Katharine Cassatt (B. 37)
drypoint, 1880, on wove paper, with strong burr, Breeskin's only state, signed in pencil, with irregular margins, retouched with pencil in the background at the nose, surface soiling (particularly in the margins), otherwise in very good condition
P. 5½ x 3 7/8 in. (140 x 98 mm.)
S. 10¼ x 7 3/8 in. (260 x 187 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. 37.
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