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Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left corner: A; in graphite, lower right, below plate: Imprimé par l' artiste et M. LeRoy/ Mary Cassatt

Signed

Signed

Marks

Recto: in blue ink, lower center of plate: collector's stamp of Mary Cassatt (Lugt 604)

Provenance

Jean Goriany, from whom purchased by MFA Nov. 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Emerson and The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund

about 1891

Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 150, iii/iii; Mathews & Shapiro 12, trial proof A of vi/vi

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 26.8 cm (14 9/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Sheet: 48.4 x 31 cm (19 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.808

Medium or Technique

Drypoint, soft ground etching and color aquatint

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