30 October 2007
Lydia Reading, Turned toward Right (B. 63)
soft-ground etching and aquatint, circa 1881, on wove paper, a subtle and atmospheric impression, Breeskin's second (final) state, with wide margins, minor surface soiling, the paper slightly split in places along the platemark, a few pressure marks and printing creases in the margins, a crease at the lower right margin edge, hinge remains along the reverse of the right margin edge, otherwise in good condition
P. 7 x 4 3/8 in. (178 x 111 mm.)
S. 10 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (276 x 181 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. 63.
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