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Mary Stevenson Cassatt, raised near Pittsburgh and first trained as a painter in Philadelphia, became nineteenth-century America’s most modern painter. Like many of her contemporaries, Cassatt felt that her artistic education in the United States was inadequate, and she traveled to Europe soon...

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Lower left: Mary Cassatt.

Provenance

1892 or 1893, sold by the artist to Martin, Camentron, and Co., Paris; 1893 or 1894, sold by Martin, Camentron, and Co. to Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York. 1909 or 1910, with F.W. Bayley, Boston; 1910, sold by Bayley to the MFA for $2,000. (Accession Date: February 17, 1910)

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

1878

Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 73

Dimensions

81.28 x 66.04 cm (32 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

10.35

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Americas

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