Mary Cassatt (American, 1845-1926) Head of a Baby 14 x 12in
Lot 1051
Mary Cassatt
(American, 1845-1926)
Head of a Baby 14 x 12in
Sold for US$ 48,000 inc. premium

American Paintings

21 May 2008, 17:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
Mary Cassatt (American, 1845-1926)
Head of a Baby
pastel on paper mounted on canvas
14 x 12in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gift of the artist to Mrs. George Agassiz (Mabel Simkins), circa 1898
    Mrs. Richard Storey, South Hamilton, Massachusetts, 1958, niece of the abov.
    Private Collection, 1962-2004
    Sold Christie's, May 18, 2004 to benefit the Acquisition Funds of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

    Literature:
    A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 99, no. 193, illustrated.

    This pastel will be included in the Cassatt Committee's revision of Adelyn Dohme Breeskin's catalogue raisonne of the works of Mary Cassatt.
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