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Mary Cassatt

Looking into the Hand Mirror No. 2, c. 1905

Drypoint on chine collé
8 1/4 × 5 3/4 in
21 × 14.6 cm
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About the work
S
Skinner

American

Framed.

(Breeskin, 202). Unsigned.

Condition: Margins over 1/2 inch with mat burn, …

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American

Framed.

(Breeskin, 202). Unsigned.

Condition: Margins over 1/2 inch with mat burn, unobtrusive toning, not examined out of frame.

Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a …

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Mary Cassatt
American , 1844–1926
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Mary Cassatt is widely acclaimed for her intimate scenes of mothers and children, such as Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child (1880), that are painted with quick brushstrokes in a pastel palette. Invited in 1877 by her friend and mentor Edgar Degas, Cassatt was one of three women—and the only American—to join a group of artists later known as the Impressionists, which included Claude Monet and Camille Pissaro. Influenced by the Japanese prints she collected, Cassatt developed a refined drawing style that blended European and Asian effects, increasingly creating figural compositions, like The Letter (1890), with flattened forms and harmonious color combinations.

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About the work
S
Skinner

American

Framed.

(Breeskin, 202). Unsigned.

Condition: Margins over 1/2 inch with mat burn, …

Read more

American

Framed.

(Breeskin, 202). Unsigned.

Condition: Margins over 1/2 inch with mat burn, unobtrusive toning, not examined out of frame.

Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a …

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Mary Cassatt
American , 1844–1926
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Mary Cassatt is widely acclaimed for her intimate scenes of mothers and children, such as Mother About to Wash Her Sleepy Child (1880), that are painted with quick brushstrokes in a pastel palette. Invited in 1877 by her friend and mentor Edgar Degas, Cassatt was one of three women—and the only American—to join a group of artists later known as the Impressionists, which included Claude Monet and Camille Pissaro. Influenced by the Japanese prints she collected, Cassatt developed a refined drawing style that blended European and Asian effects, increasingly creating figural compositions, like The Letter (1890), with flattened forms and harmonious color combinations.

Mary Cassatt

Looking into the Hand Mirror No. 2, c. 1905

Drypoint on chine collé
8 1/4 × 5 3/4 in
21 × 14.6 cm
Bidding closed
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