Mary Cassatt (1844 - 1926)

Lot 138: Mary Cassatt ( American 1844-1926)

Creighton-Davis Gallery

January 17, 2017
San Marcos, CA, US

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Description: Title: "Portrait Of Susan" , signed with the full slightly elaborate pencil signature as frequently seen on early works,
Dimensions: plate size: 9 x 7 3/4 in (22.9 x 15.9 cm), Cassatt, Mary
Medium: drypoint,, only known state
Condition Report: In very good condition, apparently the full sheet. Annotations in bottom margin in pencil. See photos.,Framed in accordance with accepted conservation standards, acid free mats and mounts, removable hinging.
Literature: Recorded and illustrated in the text on the graphics of Ms. Cassatt by A. Breeskin, No. 50.
Provenance: Provenance: Ex-collection Robert Hartshorne (Lugt supplement 2215b, verso); thence by descent and sold Christie's, New York, October 30, 2007, sale 2085, lot 18. A superb impression.
Notes: Comments: Based on our research, this example may well be the only copy of this image that survives. This conclusion is based on the fact that the impression being sold here is clearly the one illustrated in Breeskin's text on Ms. Cassatt's prints as the
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