Mary Cassatt

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Mary Cassatt
1844-1926
Sewing by Lamplight
ca. 1883
Soft-ground etching.
7 11/16 x 5 1/2 inches (195 x 146 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Jan P. and Warren J. Adelson, Marc Rosen and Susan Pinsky, and Mrs. John Hay Whitney.
2001.47

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Signed with initials at lower right, in pencil, "M.C."

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The artist's studio, Paris; from whom acquired ca. 1904-06 by Ambroise Vollard, Paris; by descent to his heirs; from whom acquired by Henri M. Petiet, Paris; by descent to his heirs; private collection, New York; from whom acquired by Marc Rosen Fine Art, Ltd., New York; Adelson Galleries, Inc., New York.
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Only one state, of which this is the only known impression (Breeskin 71+).

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