In the Opera Box (No. 3)

about 1880
Artist Mary Stevenson Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 022, iii/vii (Breeskin counts only iv states)

Dimensions

Platemark: 20.5 x 18.6 cm (8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Sheet: 36 x 26.5 cm (14 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.689

Medium or Technique

Soft ground etching, etching and aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower right: ABD 22 III ND

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark: Hallines and a fragment of a shield
Verso: In red ink, lower right: collector's stamp of Atelier Ed. Degas (Lugt 657)

Provenance

Edgar Degas (b. 1834 - d. 1917), Paris (atelier stamp, Lugt 657). Henri M. Petiet (b. 1894 – d. 1980), Paris; 2001, gift of the estate of Henri Petiet to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Henri M. Petiet, confirmed by his estate