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Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926) Looking into the Hand Mirror No. 3

Auction:
2895B
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2895B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Mary Cassatt (American, 1844-1926)

Looking into the Hand Mirror No. 3, c. 1905 (Breeskin, 202+). Unsigned. Drypoint on blue tinted laid paper with "BGB" and fleur-de-lis watermarks, plate size 8 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (20.9 x 14.8 cm), matted, unframed.
Condition: Margin 1 1/2 inches or more, very subtle toning.

Provenance: Descended within the family to the current Massachusetts estate.
Estimate $600-800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Cassatt, Drypoint, Fleur-de-lis, Mary Cassatt

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