Mimi Seated, Wearing a Sleeveless Dress

about 1889
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (American, 1844–1926)


Catalogue Raisonné

Breeskin 115, i/i

Dimensions

Platemark: 22.6 x 16 cm (8 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.) Sheet: 44.5 x 31.3 cm (17 1/2 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.479

Medium or Technique

Drypoint

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto: in graphite, below plate, lower right: Mary Cassatt; in graphite, lower left corner: 3 proofs only and plate then destroyed; in graphite, lower center: printed by the artist; in graphite, lower right corner: 15

Verso: in graphite, lower left corner: 3 proofs only plate destroyed/ C8705/ C3672 (underscored and crossed out)/ as--; in graphite, inside plate, lower right corner: 70eu net (illeg.)

Signed

Signed

Provenance

By 1916, Kennedy and Company (active 1912-1952), New York; by 1916, sold by Kennedy & Co. to Mrs. Thomas Hockley, Boston; 1916, gift of Hockley to the MFA. (Accession date: March 26, 2015)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas Hockley