18 May 2004
Mary Cassatt (1845-1926)
Head of a Baby
pastel on paper mounted on canvas
14 x 12 in. (35.6 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1898.
Gift of the artist to Mrs. George Agassiz (Mabel Simkins), circa 1898.
Mrs. Richard Storey, South Hamilton, Massachusetts, 1958, niece of the above.
Gift to the present owner, 1962.
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A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 99, no. 193, illustrated.
This pastel will be included in the Cassatt Committee's revision of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin's catalogue raisonné of the works of Mary Cassatt.
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Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Funds of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston*
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