Current Inventory by Mary Cassatt

The Lamp

Artist: Mary Cassatt
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    MARY STEVENSON CASSATT (1844–1926) The Lamp, 1890–91 Drypoint, soft-ground etching, and aquatint, printed in colors, inked à la poupée, on laid paper, 12 9/16  x 9 15/16 in. Signed and inscribed (at lower center): [artist's monogram stamp]; (at lower right): Imprimee par l’artiste et M. Leroy / Mary Cassatt / (25 épreuves); (in a different hand, at lower right margin): La Femme a l’Eventail, sous la lampe).  Edition of 25. Fourth and final state RECORDED: cf. Adelyn Dohme Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Graphic Work (1979), pp. 22, 62–63 no. 144, 141 illus. in color […]

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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. 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 these startlingly innovative […]

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