Maternal Caress

about 1891
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 150, iii/iii; Mathews & Shapiro 12, trial proof A of vi/vi

Dimensions

Platemark: 37 x 26.8 cm (14 9/16 x 10 9/16 in.) Sheet: 48.4 x 31 cm (19 1/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.808

Medium or Technique

Drypoint, soft ground etching and color aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trial proof A

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, lower left corner: A; in graphite, lower right, below plate: Imprimé par l' artiste et M. LeRoy/ Mary Cassatt

Signed

Signed

Markings

Recto: in blue ink, lower center of plate: collector's stamp of Mary Cassatt (Lugt 604)

Provenance

Jean Goriany, from whom purchased by MFA Nov. 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Emerson and The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund