Current Inventory by Mary Cassatt

The Bonnet

Artist: Mary Cassatt
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  Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), The Bonnet, drypoint, c. 1891, signed in pencil lower right. Reference: Breeskin 137, third state (of 3). In very good condition, with full margins, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2, the sheet 11 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches; the sheet with deckle edges. Ex collection: Mrs Gardner Cowles A suberb impression, printed in a brown ink on heavy cream laid paper, with much burr from the drypoint work, particularly in the hat and ribbon, and printed with a subtle layer of plate tone. Only one impression of the first state is known, a few of the second, […]

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The Fitting

Artist: Mary Cassatt
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Mary Cassatt (1844 -1926), The Fitting,  1890-91, drypoint and aquatint in colors on laid paper; 14 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches (375 x 252 mm), signed in pencil with monogram, watermark PL Bas. Reference: Breeskin 147; Mathews & Shapiro 9 seventh (final) state, ed. of 25. Provenance: Kennedy Galleries New York, 1963 Catherine Gamble Curran, New York The ten color aquatints that Cassatt produced for the third exhibition of the Société des Peintres-Graveurs in April 1891 have long been considered among the most significant achievements of her career. Much has been written about the synergy of influences which gave rise to […]

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