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Mary Cassatt

The Crocheting Lesson, 1902

Drypoint
17 2/5 × 10 1/2 in
44.1 × 26.7 cm
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signed and inscribed in pencil, this impression one of only 6 printed on antique bleuâtre paper, …

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signed and inscribed in pencil, this impression one of only 6 printed on antique bleuâtre paper, one of six épreuves aside from the edition of 50, published by L'Estampe Nouvelle with their blindstamp (Lugt 886), sheet 441 x 267mm (17 3/8 x 10 ½in) (unframed)

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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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signed and inscribed in pencil, this impression one of only 6 printed on antique bleuâtre paper, …

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signed and inscribed in pencil, this impression one of only 6 printed on antique bleuâtre paper, one of six épreuves aside from the edition of 50, published by L'Estampe Nouvelle with their blindstamp (Lugt 886), sheet 441 x 267mm (17 3/8 x 10 ½in) (unframed)

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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

The Crocheting Lesson, 1902

Drypoint
17 2/5 × 10 1/2 in
44.1 × 26.7 cm
Bidding closed
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