Afternoon Promenade – Etching and Preliminary Drawing

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), Afternoon Promenade, soft ground etching and preliminary transfer drawing, ca. 1881. Reference: Breeskin 33, second (final) state. Printed on laid paper, watermark ARCHES. Also the transfer drawing for Afternoon Promenade, pencil on thin wove paper. The etching 11 x 8 1/2, the drawing on paper 12 1/2 x 16 inches.

Provenance for the etching: Edgar Degas, Paris (Lugt 657)

Provenance for drawing and etching: Robert Hartshorne, New York (Lugt 2215b), thence by descent

The drawing is mentioned by Breeskin under no. 33.

Drawing - recto

Drawing - verso