30 October 2007
Lydia and Her Mother at Tea (B. 69)
soft-ground etching and aquatint, 1882, on wove paper, a soft and atmospheric impression, Breeskin's first state (of five), with full margins, surface soiling, occasional surface abrasions in the margins, pale time staining, hinge remains at the reverse of the upper margin corners, otherwise in good condition
P. 7 x 11 in. (178 x 279 mm.)
S. 10 7/8 x 14¼ in. (276 x 362 mm.)
Edgar Degas (L. 657)
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. 69.
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